2021 HNSA Conference


It’s time to catch up on the sessions you missed in the HNSA 2021 Main Weekend Program or revisit the ones you enjoyed!

There are 28 sessions recorded including In Conversations, Panels and the First Pages Pitch Contest. Chat salons and workshops were not recorded to preserve privacy and intellectual property rights.

These will be available to view on demand for 3 months ending at midnight on 1 February 2022.

If you purchased a Conference ticket prior to the event, you will have already been emailed instructions on how to access the recordings. You can also access a copy of the instructions here.

If you’d like access to the recordings, it’s not too late. You can purchase discounted post-conference a ticket now.

Please note: you will only be able to view sessions on one device. This is to prevent unauthorised sharing. This means that once you’ve logged into a device to access the recordings, you cannot use another. For example, if you log in via your iPad one day, you cannot login via your phone the next.

Enjoy catching up on HNSA 2021!

About the 2021 HNSA Virtual Conference

The 2021 HNSA Virtual Conference was an online celebration of one of the world’s most popular genres over two weekends. 

Weekend One on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October featured our Bootcamp and Publishing Program with tutors Kelly Gardiner, Pamela Hart, Sophie Masson and Nadine Davidoff.

Our popular 1:1 manuscripts assessments were conducted by editors, Irina Dunn and Elena Gomez. Gillian Polack offered her research and writing masterclass to small groups.

Weekend Two on Friday 22 to Sunday 24 October showcased over 80 speakers in our Main Conference Program with 28 sessions included.

There was a chance to socialise in history themed Chat Salons and our Sex, Suspense and Sly Grog late night session. There was also a suite of 17 optional craft workshops from which to choose. 

Our First Pages Pitch Contest returned with $200 prize money and an Associate Membership to the Australian Society of Authors on offer. 

We  also had an online conference bookshop, thanks to our friends at Hill of Content.

Information on booking terms and conditions can be found here.

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