Russell Kirkpatrick on Novel Publishing and Writing Competitions

This Wednesday! April 17th at 5:30pm in Room 1A01!

How to get your novel published is a question that racks the brains of many new authors. It’s useful to get the perspective of someone who’s been there to make sense of it all.

For new insights on novel publishing today and bonus tips on what judges look for in writing competitions, come along to UC Writers’ guest speaker event featuring multi-award-winning fantasy author Russell Kirkpatrick.


Russell Kirkpatrick is a multi-award winning New Zealand fantasy author. His debut novel Across The Face Of The World was the biggest-selling debut fantasy novel of 2008 in the USA. He has written two fantasy trilogies, Fire of Heaven and Husk. He won the Julius Vogel award in 2008, 2009 and 2010. His new novel, Silent Sorrow, is due to be published in the second quarter of 2020 by IFWG Publishing Australia. He has been on the judging panel for the Aurealis Awards.

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