I am a strong believer in supporting reading culture and encouraging vibrant, diverse and engaged communities of readers.
As an enthusiastic and charismatic communicator with an honours degree in English Literature and over 15 years experience working within libraries and arts organisations, I am uniquely suited to deliver a range of programming options for your organisation, community or festival.
In my work as an Events Coordinator I run book clubs, small group themed reading discussions, and facilitate author events. For example:
Author Event: March 2017: Jayne Anderson, Working it Out – Interviewer
Author Event, February 2017: David Dyer, The Midnight Watch – Interviewer
Beyond the Book, October 2016: Pride & Prejudice Reboots – Facilitator
Author Event, September 2016: Simmone Logue, In the Kitchen – Interviewer
Book Launch, September 2016: Greig Beck, Fathomless – Interviewer
Author Event, August 2016: Lucy Clark, Beautiful Failures – Interviewer
Beyond the Book, August 2016: Modern Adaptations of Shakespeare – Facilitator
Beyond the Book, July 2016: The 21st Century Novel – Facilitator
Monthly Paddington Library Book Club – Facilitator
Monthly Woollahra Library at Double Bay Evening Book Club – Facilitator
Appearances in sketches for Bookish, The ABC‘s online companion to The Book Club
The Great Romance Debate: Happily Ever After?, February 2015 – Producer/Host
If you would like to discuss an opportunity or just ask me a question, you can contact me at ms.jenn.martin[at]gmail.com