Peter Rose delivers master class for postgraduate research students
8 April 2014
Editor of Australian Book Review, Peter Rose, recently delivered a master class to postgraduate research students, drawing on his deep experience in writing, editing and publishing.
Entitled Publishing Your Work in Magazines: How to Negotiate with Editors, it provided the students with tips about getting thier writing into magazines and communicating to non-academic audiences.
"The thesis is no longer enough," he said.
"Universities and other employers are looking for graduates with higher research degrees who can explain their ideas in clear and interesting ways to a range of audiences."
He added that he hopes to attract new writers to produce paid reviews on varied topics under the guidance of ABR's editorial team.
After the master class, participants had the opportunity to follow up their ideas about possible reviews with Peter in one-to-one conversations.
Peter Rose is the 2014 editor-in-residence in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.
He is an award-winning writer of poetry and prose and has been editor of Australian Book Review since 2001.
He was previously a publisher with Oxford University Press and has edited a number of poetry anthologies.
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