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Articles tagged “texters at work”

How to Paint a Novelist by W. H. Chong

W. H. Chong is Text Publishing’s design director. His brilliant portrait of Michelle de Kretser was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in early 2015.

Text’s APA Digital Intern, Angus Tonkin, Recounts Six Months in Publishing

For the past six months I’ve had the great privilege of working at Text Publishing as a digital intern.

Recipes for Love and Murder—Baking with Tannie Maria

The Text marketing team received numerous tip-offs on the quality of the recipes featured at the end of Recipes for Love and Murder, an entertaining new crime novel published this week.

Alice Lewinsky Recaps the 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival

There’s nothing like the buzz of Melbourne during a festival. And yes, while that may be every other week in our city, there is something special about the enthusiasm and energy of the annual Melbourne Writers Festival.

Publicist Léa Antigny on the 2015 Byron Bay Writers Festival

Publicist Léa Antigny recounts the highs and lows of this year’s Byron Bay Writers Festival.

Translating the 2014 Nobel Prize Winner Patrick Modiano, by Penny Hueston

Translator and senior editor Penny Hueston introduces the ‘haunting, sometimes hallucinatory tones’ of 2014 Nobel Prize winner, Patrick Modiano, and his forthcoming books Paris Nocturne and Little Jewel.

Text at the 2015 Reading Matters Conference

Publicist Stephanie Speight spent a rewarding couple of days at the 2015 Reading Matters Conference with Text authors Laurie Halse Anderson and Clare Wright.

On the first day of Reading Matters there were tears, laughter, shock, awe and some extremely delicious brownies.

All Dressed Up and Ready to Thrill

The Text marketing team: guns for hire. Shalini Kunahlan (left) and Alice Lewinsky.

Shalini Kunahlan, Text's marketing coordinator, gives an inside view of the key bookseller event of the year.

How many condoms does it take to sell a book?

Marketing freebies: do they work? Kirsty Wilson, Text’s sales and marketing director, considers the effectiveness of giving away condoms to promote a new book.

The Inestimable Value of Post-It Notes

Jane Novak is publicity manager at Text. Mostly she works behind the scenes, but you may have the pleasure to meet her while queueing at a book signing.

This is just a little note about another little note—the post-it note.


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