The Emerging Writers’ Festival work, learn and play largely on the land of the Kulin nation, and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.

EWF celebrates the history and creativity of the world’s oldest living culture.

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Artist

Vanessa Radnidge

Vanessa Radnidge began her publishing career at the Law Book Company. She worked at HarperCollins as an editor and acquisitions editor before joining the team at Hachette Australia fifteen years ago. At Hachette, she has published fiction and non-fiction and is very proud to have worked with Favel Parrett, Mark Brandi, Stephanie Bishop, Brooke Davis, Catherine Therese, Deng Adut, Michael Brissenden, Madonna King, Hilde Hinton, Miranda Tapsell, Sean Doherty, Future D. Fidel and Connie and Samuel Johnson to name just a few. Vanessa is the Head of Narrative Non-Fiction and Head of Literary at Hachette and her passion is for connecting great storytellers and great stories with readers.

Saturday 18 June
3-5.15pm AEST

Pitch It!

Sign up to this event to have the chance to deliver a practice five-minute, online, one-on-one pitch with a literary industry professional. These publishers, editors and literary agents are always on the lookout for new and exciting voices, so give it a go!