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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 Guardian, Meanjin 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.