Sarah Roberts recently joined Margaret River Press as Publishing Assistant. Sarah has a degree in Arts Management and has worked in a variety of arts organisations during her career. She is an avid reader who has always been interested in the world of publishing. Sarah has lived in Yallingup for a number of years and is delighted to be working with people who are as passionate about this amazing part of the world as she is.
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Each week SPUNC, The Small Press Network that represents small and independent Australian publishers profiles a publisher and this week, it profiled Caroline. Check out her profile at :http://spunc.com.au/splog
We are very excited to announce that our first full length novel is now with the designer. Lynne Leonhardt's novel, Finding Jasper is a revised version of the one written as the creative component of her Phd in Writing which she completed at Edith Cowan University in 2007.
Lisa Hill from the ANZ LitLovers LitBlog says, " I expected the book to feature gorgeous photos of scrumptious dishes and spectacular scenery, and it didn't disappoint. Browsing through the pages made me want to pack my suitcase and take the next flight over so I could sample the restaurants in person!" Read her full review at ANZ LitLovers Lit Blog
Margaret River Press has recently had Edith Cowan University student Rachel Mceleny Freebury join them for a placement as part of her studies. Rachel is in her final semester of a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Writing and Literature. She has been published in two anthologies and her short stories have been shortlisted by Fish Publishing and Gilgamesh Connections. She is looking forward to getting a behind the scenes view of the publishing industry and gaining valuable experience. She plans to return to ECU in 2013 to do Honours.
Redtiki has partnered with us to convert our popular publication, Chefs of the Margaret River Region, into an ibook. We are absolutely thrilled that this dynamic organisation is collaborating with us on this project. Its been fun working with Troy Worth, Jack Faulkner and Ella Worth. We have had a sneak preview of the first few pages and it looks fantastic, so watch this space for an update.
It is with great sadness that we accept Humphrey Bower's resignation from our Editorial Board. Humphrey will be moving to the Sydney Theatre Company to work on a new play that will keep him in Sydney (and immersed) for nearly three months until early September. Then after a short break, he will start another two-month acting gig in Melbourne at the Malthouse (on another new play)from early October until early December.
Rachel Curry from the Augusta Margaret River Times chatted to Publishing Assistant Sarah Roberts about our call for submissions to our first themed anthology on the topic 'fire' and about the activities of of the Press.