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October member meeting

Tim Low - Surviving as an author and how editing helps

Join us for our October member meeting. This will be Ruth Davies's last meeting before she heads off to the Netherlands for two years, so come along and wish her well.

Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017

Time: 6.00 (for 6.30) pm (come at 6,00pm for drinks and nibbles)

Venue: The Gabba Ward Office, 2/63 Annerley Road (Cnr Annerley Rd & Crown St, Woolloongabba)
Remember, entry is via the rear door in the parking area. Ample parking is available in the car park and on the street.

Cost: Members $10, Non-members $15, Members of Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) at member rates - bring your membership receipt to the event.

RSVP for dinner: edqld.events@iped-editors.org

Bookings close: Monday 2 October 2017.

Tim Low is a Brisbane biologist and author of seven books about nature and conservation. Four have won prizes, including Where Song Began, which reached best-seller lists and became the first nature book to win the Australian Book Industry Award for Best General Non-fiction. Reviewing it in the New York Review of Books, Tim Flannery admitted to being "astonished again and again". Feral Future inspired the formation of a conservation group, the Invasive Species Council.

Tim has served on the Australian environment minister's advisory committee, was a co-editor of Wildlife Australia magazine, writes a blog for Australian Geographic, and has written for many publications including the Weekend Australian magazine and Vogue. He was recently appointed a judge of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Tim will talk about the challenges of being an author in Brisbane and the role editors play in authors' survival.

Register on or before COB Monday 2 October via the event on the IPEd Member Portal.


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