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The Agent Engagement
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with Jane Novak

29 February 2020

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $ 250/ $ 210 alumni

Securing a literary agent is often an important step towards publication. But how do you know if you’re ready to submit your manuscript to an agent for consideration? This expert consultation will provide feedback on your work and and advice on whether your manuscript is sound for submission.

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Migration Stories

with Elise Valmorbida

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $ 295/ $ 250 alumni

What stories emerge when people move from one place to another, one kind of life to another, one identity to another…?

This one-day creative writing course will explore fiction and non-fiction through language, memory, character and place. Drawing on 20+ years of writing and teaching, award-winning author Elise Valmorbida has designed this unique day to explore storytelling inspired by migration.

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Writing a Novel - Stage 2

with Kathryn Heyman, James Bradly + guests

7 July- 15 September 2020 (3 months)

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $ 3,250/ $ 2,762.50 alumni

Write your novel, and write it well.

A comprehensive three month course that builds on the work started in Writing a Novel: Stage 1 and is suitable for writers who have completed that course, or who have a substantially completed rough or first draft of a novel-in-progress. This course will develop craft and technical skills required to turn a rough draft into a work of art.

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Getting Published as a Writer for Children

with Jane Godwin and guest Davina Bell

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $ 295/ $ 250 alumni

Are you a new writer for children? This one-day course offers an understanding of what goes on inside a publishing house, how publishers make their choices, how to give yourself the best chance of publication and what to expect from the publishing process. Learn more about the industry, explore different ways to build a strong story and become aware of common pitfalls.

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Previous Courses

Please note that some of our previous courses may not be scheduled in the future. Check the website for updated details or subscribe for updates here. For more information or to register your interest, please contact the Faber Writing Academy on (02) 8425 0171 or email: faberwritingacademy@allenandunwin.com

Short Courses | One to Three Month Courses