Crowdfund it! author Anna Maguire is a Sydney-based consultant and blogger specialising in digital training and strategy. She writes, talks and teaches about digital publishing and crowdfunding through her consultancy Digireado.
Anna has worked in book publishing and digital content for 25 years. She is a former head of production and interactive at Random House Australia and is a passionate advocate for digital developments in the book industry and the emerging Australian ebook and app market. She is a graduate of the Yale Publishing Course and has appeared at the Sydney Writers’ Festival and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Anna conducts training for editing and publishing students at Macleay College on a regular basis, and lecturers to Master of Publishing students at Sydney University. Anna has also run workshops for authors at The Australian Society of Authors and NSW Writers Centre, among others.
Already at work on a separate title commissioned by Editia, in early 2012 Anna approached founder + publisher Charlotte Harper with the idea for a short book on crowdfunding. Crowdfund it! went on to become the digital publishing start-up’s first title. Anna subsequently joined Editia’s corporate advisory board, consulting on production, marketing and publishing industry developments.
You can contact Anna via email on
anna (at) digireado (dot) com (dot) au.