Writers and libraries are a natural fit, but how do writers build relationships with libraries? Angela Savage and Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen have, as writers working in libraries, been on both sides of the process. In this session, learn more about ways that libraries support writers and the best ways to approach and collaborate with librarians and library programmers.
- When: Tuesday 20 February, 6.30–8pm
- Where: Online
- With: Angela Savage and Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen
About the Tutor
Angela Savage is an award-winning author, CEO of Public Libraries Victoria and former CEO of Writers Victoria. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing, giving her the Bond villain-like name of Doctor Savage. Her latest novel is Mother of Pearl.
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen is a Vietnamese–Australian writer, journalist and critic based in Naarm/Melbourne. Her work has been published widely in media and literary publications, including The Age, The Guardian, Meanjin and Sydney Review of Books. She was an inaugural recipient of The Wheeler Centre’s Next Chapter fellowship in 2018 and a fiction judge for the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.