Chris Gordon is the Events Manager at Readings which, in April this year, was named the inaugural winner of the London Book Fair’s Bookstore of the Year award as part of the trade fair’s international excellence awards.
Readings was shortlisted alongside bookshops from Estonia, Italy and China. Chris writes on the topics of gardening and cooking for Readings and has a weekly blog where she discusses living and gardening in small urban spaces. Readings puts 10 per cent of its annual profits towards the Readings Foundation to support writers and arts organisations.
Chris writes on the topics of gardening and cooking for Readings and has a weekly blog where she discusses living and gardening in small urban spaces. She was one of the founding members of the Stella Prize which was established in 2013 for “excellent, original and engaging” books by Australian women, to rectify a male dominance of awards, media and cultural attitudes.
Chris is a champion of Melbourne writers, artists and performers, believing that it is these people that make our city, our home.
Hear Chris speak in the Who Cares? Break Out session, as part of Money. Power. Freedom. Chris will also join Dr. Marilyn Waring in conversation about her autobiography as part of Safety in Numbers.