Full Name
Louise Adler
Job Title
Incoming Director
Adelaide Writers Week
Speaker Bio
Louise Adler is a Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at Monash University and the Incoming Director of Adelaide Writers Week. She was previously the Publisher at Large for Hachette Australia. Prior to this she was the CEO of MUP for 15 year. Some of her publishing highlights include The Latham Diaries, Louise Milligan’s books Cardinal and Witness, and Rick Morton’s One Hundred Years of Dirt. Her board roles have included serving as President of the Australian Publishers Association, Chair of the Methodist Ladies College Board, Chair of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and Chair of the Victorian Government’s Creative Victoria Strategy Taskforce.

Louise was the Deputy Chancellor and member of Monash University Council for 14 years, a member of the Melbourne International Arts Festival Board and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art for over a decade.
Louise Adler