First Friday Club

First Friday Club is a monthly event at the NSW Writers’ Centre, free and exclusive to Centre members. The Club takes place on the first Friday of every month (March-October) from 10am-11:30am. Each month a new guest speaker from the writing industry, be they author, editor, publisher or journalist, joins us for a group conversation about writing. This session is then followed by a delicious morning tea.

The first meeting kicks off on Friday 2 March with Daniel Pilkington, Head of Sales at Hachette Australia. Daniel merged his life-long love of books and his extensive track-record in retail management into a flourishing career in the publishing industry. He has a deep understanding of the discovery process for aspiring writers and how to match published books with the most fruitful retail channels.

Program Manager, Julia Tsalis, will chat to Daniel about his career journey, experience in book marketing, and everything that’s happening at Hachette.

Friday 2 March, 10am-11:30am
Free | Members-only
RSVP to [email protected]

Daniel merged is his life-long love of books and his extensive track-record in retail management in the Westfarmers Group into a flourishing career in the publishing industry. As Head of Sales for Hachette Australia, he has a deep understanding of the discovery process for aspiring writers and how to match published books with the most fruitful retail channels. Daniel has a particular passion for Australian fiction and is confident this field will continue to grow considering the depth of emerging talent in this genre. He is a strategic, open and motivated member of the Australian publishing community.

 

Past events

Missed a recent First Friday Club? Never fear! We regularly post event recaps on our blog.

For details on our guests from previous years, visit our past speakers page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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