9 November 2016

A new addition this year, the Student Day is a half-day of discussions and advice from experts on courses of study and how to break into the industry.



Tickets to the Student Day are just $29 for students and $39 for others.

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Student Day 2016

  • 1:00pm

    • Performance SpaceWelcome

  • 1:15pm

    • Performance SpaceIndustry and Market Overview

      Andrea Hanke

      An overview of the publishing industry and how to stay up-to-date with the market.

  • 2:00pm

    • Performance SpaceHow to Get into Publishing

      Kirsty Wilson, Penny Rankin, Kate Cuthbert

      Hear from professionals across the industry on getting your start in publishing and the different jobs you can prepare yourself for.

  • 2:45pm

    • Performance SpaceHow and Where to Study

      Aaron Mannion, April Newton

      A university teacher and student will proffer advice from their experience on how to choose and get the best out of courses and programs.

  • 3:30pm

    • Afternoon tea

  • 3:50pm

    • Performance SpaceInternships and Volunteering

      Shona Barrett, Johannes Jakob, Kate Callingham

      Literary industry professionals talk about their experience as interns and volunteers and running programs for interns and volunteers.

  • 4:35pm

    • Performance SpaceStrength in Numbers: The Importance of Community

      Jess Knight, Pippa Bainbridge, April Newton

      People from various parts of the publishing community come together to talk about how the publishing and literary community works for them.

  • 6:00pm

    • Embiggen BooksRag and Scribble Salon

      After enriching your mind all afternoon, cross Little Lonsdale Street to Embiggen Books for the Rag and Scribble Salon, a cosy evening of readings and wine.

      Bring your own work to share at the open mic!