WORKSHOP: Pathways to Publishing with Tricia Dearborn [SOLD OUT]

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Date(s) - 06/12/2020
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Pathways to Publishing Your First Collection, with Tricia Dearborn

So you’ve written a book’s worth of poems … or you aspire to … or you’ve put together a collection but don’t have a publisher yet. This workshop covers the many aspects involved in creating a first collection of poetry. You’ll gain useful information and practical advice on:

  • strategies for revising your poetry;
  • getting and making use of critical feedback;
  • submitting to journals and competitions;
  • structuring (and restructuring) a collection;
  • researching publishers, and considering self-publishing;
  • and applying for grants and residencies to support your writing.

First collections will be the primary focus of the workshop, but all poets are welcome.

What you’ll need to participate

Internet connection, a device with audio and video capability, something to write with, and a Zoom account.



This session, delivered via Zoom, is limited to 20 participants [and, as of 25/09/2020, is SOLD OUT]. Tickets cost $30 full/$20 concession and can be booked below. Attending this workshop grants you ongoing access to our QPF2020 Poetry Workshop Slack forum.

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About the facilitator

Tricia Dearborn is an award-winning poet, writer and editor. She has published four poetry books, and her most recent full-length collection is Autobiochemistry (UWA Publishing, 2019). Her work is represented in anthologies including Contemporary Australian Poetry, Australian Poetry since 1788 and The Best Australian Science Writing 2019. She was a judge of the 2019 University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize.


This event is fully booked.