2012 Residential Editorial Program
13 February 2012
APA and Australia Council Announce Successful Applicants for 2012 Residential Editorial Program
The Australian Publishers Association (APA) and the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts selected editors to attend the prestigious Residential Editorial Program (REP) which took place at the Varuna Writers’ House in Katoomba, NSW from Monday 7 May – Saturday 12 May.
This year's editors were:
Chren Byng (HarperCollins Publishers Australia)
Susannah Chambers (Allen & Unwin)
Caro Cooper (Text Publishing)
Sarah Hazleton (Freelance)
Nikola Lusk (Black Inc)
Bridget Maidment (Penguin Group Australia)
Kylie Mason (Freelance)
Catherine Milne (Allen & Unwin)
Vanessa Pellatt (Allen & Unwin)
Emma Rafferty (Pan Macmillan Australia)
Rebecca Starford (Affirm Press)
Arwen Summers (Penguin Group Australia)
Jacqueline Kent - freelance editor and writer, Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellow
Jo Jarrah - freelance editor, Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellow
Roberta Ivers - freelance editor
Richard Flanagan - novelist
Louise Thurtell - Arena - Allen & Unwin
Melina Marchetta - young adult author
Laura Harris - Children’s Books - Penguin Group Australia
Ali Lavau - freelance editor
Sue Abbey - Black & Write!
Linda McBride-Yuke - Black & Write!
Ellen van Neerven-Currie - Black & Write!
Jo Butler - Literary Fiction - Harper Collins Australia
Steven Carroll - Miles Franklin winning writer
Jane Morrow - Penguin Group Australia - recipient of the 2011/12 Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship
Joel Naoum - Momentum - Pan Macmillan Australia - recipient of the 2011 Unwin Trust Fellowship
Participants were selected by members of the 2012 REP Committee, chaired by Meredith Rose (Penguin Group Australia) and comprising Meredith Curnow (Random House Australia), Madonna Duffy (University of Queensland Press), Nicola O’Shea (freelance), Tegan Morrison (HarperCollins Publishers Australia), Dee Read (Australian Publishers Association), Nicola Evans (Literature Board of the Australia Council for The Arts) and Robyn Sheahan-Bright (Project Manager.)
Please contact the Australian Publishers Association for more information.