Publisher of the Month

Publisher of the Month with Louise Adler

Australian Book Review
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

What was your pathway to publishing? As an English and Comparative Literature graduate whose childhood had been circumscribed by chronic asthma and excessive reading of Enid Blyton stories of naughty school girls, I was ill equipped for any other form of employment ...

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Publisher of the Month with Henry Rosenbloom

Australian Book Review
Wednesday, 31 May 2017

What was your pathway to publishing? I had been a writer and editor at school and university, I’d worked in the Whitlam government, I’d been a freelance journalist, and I was interested in politics, history, books, and writing, so it was a natural progression – though I didn’t realise it at the time.

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Publisher of the Month with Phillipa McGuinness

Australian Book Review
Sunday, 30 April 2017

What was your pathway to publishing? I was about to land a cadetship with The Age, or so I thought. When I missed out, I applied for a job as a publishing assistant with Cambridge University Press. Before long I was working in CUP’s Sydney office, a terrace in Surry Hills. Bits of crumbling wall would fall onto our desks, so manuscripts were often covered in sand. It has always been a glamorous industry, but one I’m very glad I fell into.

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Jonathan Galassi is Publisher of the Month

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

What was your pathway to publishing?

After university I knew I didn’t want to do deconstruction; I wanted to be involved with contemporary writing, so I looked for an editorial job and eventually found one, in Boston, which was no longer the Athens of America, in 1973.

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Michael Heyward is Publisher of the Month

Australian Book Review
Wednesday, 21 December 2016

What was your pathway to publishing? In 1979, when I was twenty, I took Vincent Buckley’s poetry seminar at Melbourne University. He introduced us to the work ...

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