Australian Writers in New York
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When: Thursday, August 4, 2016
6:30 PM
Where: Monash Room
150 E 42nd Street
Level 34
New York, New York  10017
United States

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Australian Writers in New York                                                                   Thursday, 4 August 2016


How do you make it as a writer in New York City?

How does being an Aussie expat affect your work and your professional connections? Join authors Georgia Clark, Lexi Frieman and Rachel Hills for an honest and inspiring conversation about writing, editing and thriving in the Big Apple. These three talented young authors will read from their work and lift the lid on the often-misunderstood world of publishing. A must for every book-lover and anyone who’s ever dreamed of writing a novel. 


Moderated by Estelle Tang, Culture Editor at

Thursday, 4 August 2016
6:30pm - 9:00pm

6:30pm - 7:00pm | Reception with wine, beer & nibbles
7:00pm - 8:00pm | Panel Discussion & Q&A
8:00pm - 9:00pm | Final networking opportunity

Australian Consulate-General
150 E 42nd Street, FL 34

Members $15 | Non-Members $20

(All sales final)

Buy Georgia Clark's book The Regulars online in advance HERE and bring it with you to be signed at the event. Unfortunately no books will be available for purchase on the night.

Georgia Clark is the author of The Regulars, a “smart, fun, completely original novel” about the allure of beauty (Emily Bestler Books/Simon & Schuster). She is widely published in women's and lifestyle magazines, has written for TV, and performs improv. She’s the author of the Young Adult novels She's With The Band and Parched. A native Australian, Georgia lives in Brooklyn with her girlfriend and a fridge full of cheese. 
  Lexi Freiman is a writer and an editor. She graduated from Columbia’s MFA in 2012, where she was a D’Alba fellow. In 2013 she was a NYC Emerging Writers Fellow and an Aspen Writers Fellow. She has been published in The Literary Review and has just completed her first novel. As an editor she has worked for Persea Books and is currently the fiction editor at George Braziller. Before moving to the US she trained as an actor and performed with the Bell Shakespeare Company for five years. She lives in Manhattan.  
Rachel Hills is an Australian writer, speaker and activist based in New York City. Her book The Sex Myth examines the invisible norms and unspoken assumptions that shape the way we talk about sex, and was named one of the 15 best books of 2015 by the New York Times' Women In The World vertical. Rachel's work has been published widely both in print and online, in publications including Vogue,, Cosmopolitan, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, and many others. 



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