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Speaker - Storyteller - Moderator

I regularly moderate and participate in panels and in-conversations about writing, editing, arts and ideas, and have done so at Sydney Writers’ Festival, Byron Bay Writers’ Festival, National Young Writers' Festival, Emerging Writers' Festival, Noted Festival, the Digital Writers' Festival, the NSW Writers' Centre, Bundaberg Writefest and the Australian Society of Authors’ National Conference. 

I run workshops for writers and editors, and participate in storytelling events like the Moth, Story Club, ABC's Bookish and True Stories.

Boring Bits: Lex Hirst on pitching to an editor

Filmed and shown for Noted Festival 2016.

From Notepad to Tweet: An Inside Look at the Digital Publishing Industry

 Getting Published: Words to the Wise  Featuring Robert Watkins, publisher at Hachette, Lex Hirst, commissioning editor at Random House and former co-director of the National Young Writers’ Festival, and author and commentator Rosie Waterland. Facilitated by James Arvanitakis.

Getting Published: Words to the Wise

Featuring Robert Watkins, publisher at Hachette, Lex Hirst, commissioning editor at Random House and former co-director of the National Young Writers’ Festival, and author and commentator Rosie Waterland. Facilitated by James Arvanitakis.

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