Bernadette Foley, Presenter
Bernadette Foley has worked as an editor and publisher for over 30 years, receiving the George Robertson Award for Service to the Australian Publishing Industry in 2015. She was a publisher of fiction and non-fiction for Hachette Australia for 10 years, working with such authors as William McInnes, Gabrielle Lord, Graeme Blundell, Lian Hearn, Inga Simpson and Pamela Freeman.
Bernadette has run programs at writers’ centres that have guided many manuscripts to publication. She has spoken at national writers’ festivals and editing and writing seminars. She also co-created the Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing at University of Technology Sydney, and teaches the Editing and Publishing unit.
As well as teaching and mentoring writers, Bernadette runs Big Country Book Club, to connect readers and authors from all around Australia.
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|What Publishers Want|
You’ve written it (or you’re on your way). You’re proud of it. But how can you now get your book in front of the right publisher? And what steps will convince them it's worthy of a book deal?