Day one – Academic day program, 25th November

November 25November 25, 2021

On the first day of the IPC conference 2021, we will hear from our keynote speaker, Laura Jean Mckay, who recently won the Victorian Prize for Literature 2021 winner for her book The Animals in That Country. The day will feature industry professionals on multiple panels in which we will hear about a range of topics within the industry. From The Rise of Environmental Science Fiction and the Risks of Sustainable Small Press Production, The invisibility of editors and the Australian COVID-19 gig economy & Love in Lockdown: Publishing Pandemic Romances in 2020.

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On the first day of the IPC conference 2021, we will hear from our keynote speaker, Laura Jean Mckay, who recently won the Victorian Prize for Literature 2021 winner for her book The Animals in That Country. The day will feature industry professionals on multiple panels in which we will hear about a range of […]


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Keynote speaker

IPC 2021 keynote speaker Laura Jean McKay.

Laura Jean Mckay

Laura Jean McKay is a lecturer in creative writing at Massey University, with a PhD from the University of Melbourne focusing on literary animal studies. McKay’s debut novel The Animals in That Country (Scribe 2020), has been praised for its boldness and originality, winning The Victorian Prize for Literature 2021 among other accolades. She currently lives on the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand and is working on a gritty-realist turned speculative-fiction novel.

Academic day program 2021

  • 8:15am-8:30am

    • Housekeeping & welcome

  • 8:30am-10:00am

    • Session A

      Moderator: Alexandra Dane

      Ellen Barth: A Melting Island Frozen in a Book: Survival of Republishing of the Eskimo Cook Book

      Beth Driscoll & Claire Squires: CANAPYAY or CANAP-NAY? The Canape as an Environmental Signifier in the Global Book Business

      Ellen Forget & Selena Middleton: The Rise of Environmental Science Fiction and the Risks of Sustainable Small Press Production

  • 10:15am-11:45pm

    • Keynote speaker - Laura Jean Mckay

  • 11:45am-12:30pm

    • Lunch

  • 12:30pm-2:00pm

    • Session B - Moderator: Alexandra Dane

      Jodie Lea Martire and Sue Wright: Making a community art book in contemporary Brisbane

      Emily Baulch: Journey to the Shelf: Stories of the contents on Australian Bookshelves

      Tracy O’Shaughnessy and Zoe Dzunko: Publishing in a time of intangible goods: the material impacts of digitalisation in a climate of environmental risk management

       

    • Session C - Moderator: Claire Parnell

      Aiden Aylett: Schrodinger’s Threshold – Archive Of Our Own tags as the gateway to online fanfiction environment

      Sarah Layton: Dickens to Dumbing of Age: Discovering a modern literary serial through 19th-century paratexts

      Kenna MacTavish: Doing It for the Gram: conceptualising possible futures of “greenwashing” in the contemporary publishing industry, an autoethnographic experiment

  • 2:15-3:45pm

    • Session D Moderator: Beth Driscoll

      Jan Zwar: The international circulation of Australian-authored books 2008-2018: rights sales and exports of Australian books

      Airlie Lawson: The High Cost of Trading International Rights: Technological developments, environmental impact and pandemic-influenced changes to global practices

      Claire Parnell and Alexandra Dane: Un/sustainable work: The role of publicists in the Australian publishing industry

    • Session E - Moderator: Kenna MacTavish

      Jocelyn Hargrave: The invisibility of editors and the Australian COVID-19 gig economy

      Jodi McAlister: Love in Lockdown: Publishing Pandemic Romances in 2020

      Chloe Agius: Intimate imitations of the post-digital bookstore: investigating the changing landscape of bookselling post-COVID

  • 4:00pm-5:30pm

    • Session F - Moderator: Jodi McAlister

      Naomi Milthorpe: Manufacturing Bibles at the End of the World

      Rebecca Giblin: Untapped: Upcycling Australia’s lost literary heritage – Watch her keynote speech from 2018

      Millicent Weber: Audiobook circulation through Australian libraries, 2006-2017


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