MWF Schools - Secondary Program
A Writer’s Life for Me (and You)Wed 8 Sep, 10.45am
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goldfields Theatre
Internationally acclaimed and New York Times–bestselling author Amie Kaufman has made a career out of writing, which makes her the perfect go-to for anyone interested in pursuing the writer’s life themselves.
From her start in fan fiction to creating her own epic worlds, from the day-to-day realities to where she finds her inspiration, join Kaufman as she shares her hard-earned insights into the writer’s life—and how to make it work for you.
Amie Kaufman is a New York Times, USA Today and internationally bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy, including Illuminae, Aurora Rising and The Other Side of the Sky. Her award-winning books have been published in 28 languages, and are in development for film and TV.
Jess McGuire is a DJ, writer, broadcaster, MC and trivia host based in Melbourne. She appears weekly on ABC Local Radio as a cultural commentator, and for many years she was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia. She was a former co-host on Triple R’s Breakfasters.