Save the Date: GenreCon 2015

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Announcements, GenreCon 2015 | 0 comments

The Australian Writer’s Marketplace will host GenreCon 2015 in the State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, October 30 – November 1, 2015.

GenreCon provides an opportunity for writers, editors, agents and other genre fiction professionals to come together for three days of networking, seminars, workshops, and more.

If you’re interested in coming along you’ll want to save the date from 30 October – 1 November, 2015. We’ll be releasing details regarding guests, program participation, and registration throughout January 2015, leading up to the conference registration going live on February 1st when we’ll be releasing the first fifty tickets at the special early bird rate of $220.

The 2015 conference will see GenreCon return to the the State Library of Queensland, which offers us a mixture of intimate workshop spaces and auditoriums in addition to a dedicated conference hub where attendees and participants can gather.

Enquiries to pball@qwc.asn.au

 

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GenreCon Registration Opens 12:00 PM, 11 October

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in GenreCon 2013, Registration | 0 comments

Registration Opens at Midday Tomorrow

The GenreCon Registration desk will be located on the second floor of the State Library of Queensland, located outside the Queensland Terrance. Registration for GenreCon attendees will open at 12:00 PM, but you can direct question to QWC officers prior to that.

The State Library of Queensland is located at:

Cultural Centre, Stanley Place
South Brisbane, Queensland, 4101

Visit the SLQ Website
Venue Map and Transport Options 

The State Library of Queensland is located in the South Bank cultural precinct, right in the heart of Brisbane. It’s walking distance to the CBD and to Rydges South Brisbane, where many of the conference’s after-hours events will be held.

Celebrating Speculative Fiction on AustLit

We are thrilled to announce that AustLit, the Australian Literature Resource, has made available six full-text Speculative Fiction works from a century ago to mark Genrecon this weekend.  Ordinarily, these rare and marvellous texts would only be available to AustLit subscribers, but are now available for GenreCon attendees. For more information: http://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/6458680

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