Other People's Words

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Picador, Pan Macmillan Australia, 2001 - Authors, Australian - 312 pages
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Memoir in which a celebrated Australian publisher recounts her professional experiences, particularly during the 15 years in which she founded and operated, with Diana Gribble, the innovative literary publishing house, McPhee Gribble. Includes stories of working with fledging writers such as Helen Garner, Tim Winton and Drusilla Modjeska. Also includes stories of the author's upbringing and reflection on the circumstances of Australian publishing before and during the era of McPhee Gribble. Indexed. After Penguin acquired McPhee Gribble in 1989, McPhee remained with the imprint as publisher for two years, before joining Pan Macmillan. From 1994 to 1997 she was Chair of the Australia Council and is currently Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

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A Creative Phase
41
Something to Do During the Day
88
Copyright

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