Event: Australian Writers in New York panel discussion, August 4

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


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.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Estelle Tang, Culture Editor at ELLE.com.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: Monash Room of the Australian Consulate-General New York, 150 East 42nd Street, Floor 34, New York, New York 10017
Cost: $15 for members and $20 for non members
Register online here



GeorgiaClark b&wGeorgia 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. Purchase The Regulars, ahead of the event here and bring it with you for Georgia to sign.

lexifreeman b&wLexi 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.

rachelhills b&wRachel 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,  NYMag.com, Cosmopolitan, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, and many others.

estelletang b&w

Panel moderator is Estelle Tang, Culture Editor at ELLE.com.

RSVP today
Register Online


Buy Georgia Clark’s book The Regulars in advance and bring it with you to be signed at the event: http://bit.ly/2a1EVzr (no books will be available for purchase on the night)

Author: Tarley Jordan

Tarley has been an AWNY volunteer since 2012. She is award-winning marketer from Sydney (with stops in Brisbane and Rockhampton), who moved to New York for love. Find her on Instagram: @tarleyj

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