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Articles tagged “texters at work”

On Being a Publicist

Léa Antigny discovers her skills in juggling and iCal and juggling her iCal as a publicist for Text.

‘So, you’re a "yes" girl?’

‘So, you’re like Samantha Jones?’

‘Oh, cool.

What Do You Do at an International Book Fair?

Alice Cottrell, Text’s Rights Administrator, describes the excitement of attending two international book fairs for the first time.

Walking into a book fair is like seeing the entire publishing industry in physical form.

Text and the 2015 Australian Book Design Awards

We’re thrilled that our wonderfully talented book designer Imogen Stubbs has been shortlisted for the Young Designer of the Year Award in the 2015 Australian Book Design Awards.

Editor David Winter has a yarn with Ramona Koval, part 2

David Winter is the editor of Bloodhound, a new memoir by Ramona Koval. Here, David and Ramona continue their chat about writing, humour and moving on. You can read part one of this interview here.

Editor David Winter has a yarn with Ramona Koval, part 1

The first in a two-part email conversation between author Ramona Koval and senior editor David Winter about writing, editing and the benefits of an occasional shot of vodka.

David Winter: Hi, Ramona. Well, here we are two weeks from printing Bloodhound.

Being an editor and author: Rebecca Starford on writing her first book

Does being an editor make writing a book easier? Text editor and first-time author Rebecca Starford considers the question.

Each time we get a new book back from the printer, the editors at Text gather around our cluttered table in the editorial grotto for the great unveil.

Pitching in Perth

Is there value in a pitch? Jane Pearson, senior editor at Text, reflects on a session at Perth Writers Festival.

A pitching session pits a roomful of writers against a panel of publishers in an exciting battle of words and nerve.


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