Content and Cultural Projects is driven by Lliane Clarke, a publisher, producer, writer, journalist and communications manager with over 30 years of experience in the creative industries. Lliane has a passion for story-telling and working with artists to bring to life the stories they want to tell. Sometimes she is the ‘dream maker’, sometimes she creates her own dreams.
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Lliane is a published writer and author and is the Producer and Director of Voices of Women, a not for profit incorporated association which she was the founder of. Voices of Women is a flash fiction/performance narrative competition and project now in it’s third year, focused around the first person supported by Writing NSW, Orana Arts, Inner West Council. Lliane writes poetry and narrative non fiction and is also undertaking a Masters of Arts (Creative Writing and Literature) at Deakin University.
MENTORING: Lliane mentors writers to produce works ranging from memoirs to poetry. She runs non-fiction manuscript assessment sessions for Writing NSW and presents non-fiction titles on behalf of authors to publishers such as Hardie Grant, Allen and Unwin/Murdoch, Random House Penguin and New Holland Publishers amongst others.
PUBLISHER: Lliane has managed major authors across a variety of non-fiction genres. She has commissioned major non-fiction titles for markets in Australia and in London, UK. She has written and created trade and custom publishing titles for companies such as New Hobsons Press, New Holland Publishers International, Bauer Media Books, Emap Media Magazines and others.
COMMUNICATIONS: Lliane is a successful PR and communications professional in the creative industries. She has conceptualised and delivered PR campaigns, events and programs for a variety of arts organisations, for example National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), New Music Network, Moorambilla Voices and Studio ARTES. She has worked with government partners, including in the Popular Planning Unit of the Greater London Council, TAFE NSW and collaborated with the Inner West and Hornsby Shire Councils in delivering cultural development programs in the community.
MUSIC IN THE COMMUNITY: Lliane is a soprano and volunteered as President of the award-winning community choir Leichhardt Espresso Chorus, for 14 years, supporting Artistic Director Michelle Leonard OAM to produce and manage an annual program of concerts featuring contemporary, commissioned Australian music. She writes music reviews for classikON to share music experiences.
Professional Membership: Lliane is a proud member of
• Writing NSW
• The Society of Women Writers NSW
• Media Entertainment Arts Alliance