Collaborating on the manuscript

On Writing: Making a book the best it can be.

Bri Lee

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How to Write



#About the event


Bri Lee

Bri Lee

Bri Lee is a writer and editor whose work has been published in The Guardian, Griffith Review, Broadly, i-D, VAULT Magazine, and elsewhere. She regularly appears on ABC Radio and often gives talks on writing, law, feminism, fashion, pop culture, and art. As the Founding Editor of the quarterly print periodical Hot Chicks with Big Brains, Bri has commissioned and published diverse non-fiction about women and their work since 2015.

In 2016 Bri was the recipient of the inaugural Kat Muscat Fellowship, and in 2017 was one of Griffith Review's Queensland writing fellows. In 2018 Bri received a Commonwealth Government of Australia scholarship and stipend to work on her second book at the University of Queensland. She has received numerous residencies and mentorships.

Her first book, Eggshell Skull, was recently published by Allen & Unwin.

#Special Guests

Kate Goldsworthy

Kate Goldsworthy has been working on trade books since 2010. As a freelance editor, she has worked for Allen & Unwin, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, Black Inc., Ventura Press, Text Publishing, Affirm Press and Echo Publishing. She has also worked full-time as an in-house editor at Black Inc. and Affirm Press. In 2015 and 2016 she mentored authors at Varuna. She has a diploma in Professional Writing & Editing from RMIT.

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