Please note that UK based author Susan Johnson will now be joined by her publisher Annette Barlow, Senior Fiction Publisher, Allen and Unwin.


Susan Johnson’s breathtakingly honest memoir A Better Woman seared the hearts of mothers everywhere. Her last book, The Broken Book explored the life and choices of expatriate Australian writer Charmian Clift. She is based in the UK and working on the final draft of her forthcoming novel.

Annette Barlow is the fiction publisher at Allen & Unwin and has had the pleasure of working with authors such as Susan Johnson, Alex Miller, Andrew McGahan, Kate Morton and Kerry Greenwood.

Join us in a special evening session to discuss the UK/Australian culture wars, the digital age and what it means for readers and how Susan balances life and work between the two continents. Ask Annette about Australian and UK markets, Allen and Unwin’s fiction list and the unique relationship between a dedicated publisher and their authors.

Please note this Online session will start at 7pm AEST which will be 10am in London.

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