Upcoming Events

Mar
4
Mon
In conversation with Mark Brandi: The Rip @ Avid Reader
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mark Brandi’s novel Wimmera was an outstanding debut and I can’t wait to talk about his new book The Rip.

Apr
11
Thu
In conversation with Melina Marchetta @ Avid Reader
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join me in conversation with literary legend Melina Marchetta to talk about her new book for adults, The Place on Dalhousie.

Oct
13
Sun
Crafting Words: Preparing your work for submission @ Avid Reader
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’ve typed ‘The End’ and you’re ready to submit. What next? How do you pitch your manuscript to a publisher or agent to ensure the best chance of success? How can you take advantage of awards and competitions? Why is networking in your writing community so important? (and how do you do it?) Practical aspects: writing exercises and discussion; cover letter; synopsis; useful tips and industry contacts; receiving rejection; how to be a good literary citizen.

Mar
4
Mon
In conversation with Mark Brandi: The Rip @ Avid Reader
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mark Brandi’s novel Wimmera was an outstanding debut and I can’t wait to talk about his new book The Rip.

Apr
11
Thu
In conversation with Melina Marchetta @ Avid Reader
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join me in conversation with literary legend Melina Marchetta to talk about her new book for adults, The Place on Dalhousie.

Oct
13
Sun
Crafting Words: Preparing your work for submission @ Avid Reader
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’ve typed ‘The End’ and you’re ready to submit. What next? How do you pitch your manuscript to a publisher or agent to ensure the best chance of success? How can you take advantage of awards and competitions? Why is networking in your writing community so important? (and how do you do it?) Practical aspects: writing exercises and discussion; cover letter; synopsis; useful tips and industry contacts; receiving rejection; how to be a good literary citizen.