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Of Tenacity and Tim Tams (and Getting Published)

One of the participants of the recent Getting Published course at Faber Writing Academy with our Publishing Director Sue Hines shares her experiences of the course and what she learned.

My class was as diverse as the front shelves of an independent bookseller; a pediatrician, an engineer, a nurse, a farmer, an IT professional; with some of the group finding their way to Australia from Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and the UK.… Read the rest

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Life as a publisher…

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Se, a winner of a Girlfriend Magazine competition to be a publisher for the day. Winning from over 1,000 entries, Se joined us to learn the ins and outs of publishing with a whistle-stop tour of our world of books in our Sydney office. 

We thought we’d get Se to share her day, but first, what about the answer to the question that won her the opportunity to spend the day with us: ‘What would you do if you were a publisher for the day?’

I can’t tell you what my response was as I simply can’t remember it.… Read the rest

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Susannah and Beatrice in NYC

Earlier this month we bade farewell to one of our flock, which was sad, but we are happy in the knowledge that she will be coming back and armed with KNOWLEDGE, and that we are able to share in her adventures on the other side of the world.… Read the rest

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25 Years of Children’s Books: The Anna Fienberg Collection

In 2013, we’re celebrating 25 years of publishing Children’s and Young Adult books in Australia. We’ve been having a great time reminiscing and digging up treasures from our archives and company library…

Now, if we say the name ‘Anna Fienberg’, chances are you’ll shout back ‘Tashi’.… Read the rest