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Wine and Book Evening with award winning Book Designer Sandy Cull

  • CollArts 208 Wellington Street Collingwood (map)

Join us for an evening of wine and book discussion in a relaxed setting at the end of the week on Friday October 25 at 6:30pm.

We’ll be discussing writing, creative hobbies, and books. Feel free to bring your favourites along!

This will be a wonderful opportunity to share ideas and to hear the design stories of others. We look forward to seeing you there.

Sandy Cull: Sandy has been a freelance book designer since 2006. Prior to freelancing, Sandy was an in-house designer for more than a decade at Penguin Books Australia, working on projects mostly within the Lantern imprint.

Way back in 2005, she designed the cover of a book sitting on many of our kitchen bookshelves – Stephanie Alexander’s The Cook’s Companion.

A multi-award winner, she designed the cover of the 2016 Stella Award winner The Museum of Modern Art, which won both the Literary Fiction and Cover of the Year categories at the 2017 Australian Book Design Awards.

Sandy was a founding Australian Book Designers Association (ABDA) committee member, has been a guest speaker at writers’ festivals and an occasional guest lecturer on book design at secondary and tertiary level.

She’s still planning to blow the cobwebs from her Arab platen press and finally print some small literary works in hot metal.

Selected Awards:
2017 Winner, Best Designed Series (including classics) – Wisdom Tree
2014 Joint Winner, Best Designed Young Adult Book – Girl Defective (Pan Macmillan)
2012 Winner, Best Designed Literary Fiction Book – Foal’s Bread (Allen & Unwin)
2010 Winner, Best Designed Literary Fiction Book – Valley of Grace (Allen & Unwin)
2006 Winner, Best Designed Book of the Year – Italian Joy (Penguin Books Australia)
2006 Winner, Best Designed Illustrated Book – Italian Joy (Penguin Books Australia)
2005 Winner, Best Designed Book of the Year – Plenty:Digressions of Food (Penguin Books Australia)

CWC Full Members $25 + Eventbrite booking fee
Digital Members & Non-Members: $32.50 + Eventbrite booking fee

Wine and cheese supplied

Please note your current membership will be checked to ensure eligibility for this event. In case you have missed renewing we will get in touch with details of how to update your membership. If you have any special dietary or access requirements please let us know at least 7 days before the event.