Month: April 2021

23rd April, 2021

BOTY 2021: meet the judges

Penni Russon is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of a number of books for children and teenagers, including Only Ever Always, The Endsister and the Undine trilogy. She’s a senior lecturer in writing at the University of Technology Sydney. Jess Gately is a freelance editor and writer, the director of business development for Underground […]

16th April, 2021

How to find an editor using the IPEd editors directory

The Editors Directory is a searchable list of freelance editors who are professional members of the Institute of Professional Editors. You can search for an editor who offers the services you need and has expertise in the subject(s) you are writing about. The search function also enables you to search for editors who can work […]

SPN Book of the Year award 2021

Entries are now open for the 2021 SPN Book of the Year Award (BOTY). Any book published by an SPN member (full or associate) during the 2020 calendar year is eligible. (If you’re not a member of SPN, click here to find out how to join.) The shortlist will be released in September, with the winner […]

IPC 2021 research day: call for papers

After a break last year due to COVID disruptions, the academic research day is back on the agenda for the 2021 Independent Publishing Conference. The research day will be held on Thursday 25 November, both in-person at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne and simultaneously streamed online. This year’s co-ordinators are Dr Alexandra Dane and Claire […]

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