Publish and be damned

Tim Slee, Alice Spigelman, Nicola Moriarty moderated by Sophie Green

Sunday 25 August 2019
3.30PM – 4.30PM
National Library of Australia

Fancy surviving on less than the minimum wage? That’s the realistic prospect for most writers. Ditch the rat race, chase the dream, become a writer? Authors Tim Slee Taking Tom Murray Home, Alice Spigelman The Budapest Job, and Nicola Moriarty The Ex, took the leap. In conversation with author and publisher Sophie Green, they will discuss their past careers, leap of faith, the struggles, doubts and success (albeit possibly tenuous). Do they make a decent living from writing?