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A Day In the Life of a Publisher

A Day In the Life of a Publisher

Join Phillipa McGuinness and Elspeth Menzies of leading university publisher NewSouth/UNSW Press to hear about the publishing industry in Australia today.

A row of hardback books.
Friday
1 November 2019 11am to 12pm

Price

General Admission: Free
State Library Friends Members: Free

Location

Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor
Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

 

Join Phillipa McGuinness and Elspeth Menzies of leading university publisher NewSouth/UNSW Press to hear about the publishing industry in Australia today.

Learn about what it takes to produce a prize-winning work and find out what sorts of books being published today will become the rare books of tomorrow. Phillipa's and Elspeth's presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. 

Phillipa McGuinness, Publisher

Phillipa McGuinness has been commissioning books of history, politics, current affairs, biography and memoir, many of them prize-winners, for almost twenty-five years. She is the author of The Year Everything Changed: 2001, the editor of Copyfight and has been published in The GuardianMeanjin and elsewhere.

Elspeth Menzies, Publisher

Elspeth Menzies’ book publishing career spans more than two decades, including many years as an editor at Pan Macmillan. She has published multiple award-winning books at NewSouth, including highly illustrated books published in partnership with Australia’s leading cultural institutions.


 

 


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