LOUISE ADLER: PUBLISHING IN AUSTRALIA

Louise Adler is the CEO and Publisher-in-Chief of Melbourne University Press. She has had a long career in the publishing industry, and  became a Member of the Order of Australia for Services to Literature in 2008.

In this interview, Louise discusses Australian book sales and what they mean for both publishers and writers, as well as how she seeks to capture the zeitgeist with that she publishes.

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Astrid Edwards has been with The Garret from the beginning. In May 2018 she stepped out from behind the scenes and hosted her first interview, a conversation with Alec Patric and Ryan O’Neill about their writing partnership. She has also interviewed Jamila Rizvi, David Malouf, Michelle de Kretser, Tony Martin and Ceridwen Dovey, among others.

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Astrid Edwards, Director and Host of The Garret

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Our next interview is with Robert Lukins. It will be released on Thursday 23 August 2018.

Robert Lukins has an extraordinary dedication to literary craft. His debut novel The Everlasting Sunday has built a momentum few first novels achieve, and is frequently recommended by the likes of no less than David Malouf.

Robert's shorter writing has appeared in Crikey, Overland, The Big Issue, Rolling Stone and Broadsheet.

Robert Lukins spoke to The Garret about his dedication to literary fiction.

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