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Workshop: How to Get Your Book Published

Sun 12 Sep, 10am

This has changed from a face-to-face workshop to an online one. Detailed instructions for participants will be provided. Please note: This workshop is not included in the MWF Digital Pass.

After penning most of her novel, Guardian Australia opinion editor Bridie Jabour gathered her courage and began cold-calling agents. Since then, she has published the newly minted non-fiction book Trivial Grievances, learning of the many pathways to publication along the way. In this online workshop, she shares her insight and intel on how to get your own work published. Jabour will lead writing exercises and offer advice on sharpening a first draft, while providing practical tips on pitching your manuscript, liaising with agents, and finding a publisher.

In partnership with Writers Victoria


2 hours 30 minutes


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Bridie Jabour is the author of the book of essays Trivial Grievances. Her first book was the novel The Way Things Should Be and she is the opinion editor of Guardian Australia.

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