Sam Cooney runs the literary organisation TLB, which houses the independent book publishing press Brow Books and quarterly literary magazine The Lifted Brow, as well as running a website, writing prizes, events, and more. He is publisher-in-residence at RMIT, teaches sessionally at several universities, and is a freelance writer and literary critic.
In 2017 he took part in the Australia Council’s ‘Future Leaders’ professional development program, and in 2018 he was a member of the Australia Council publishing delegation tour of India, and travelled to the United States and the UK on Australia Council funded research trips about not-for-profit trade publishing, and was invited into the inaugural Foundry658 Accelerator program run by the State Library of Victoria and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) as part of the Victorian Government’s Creative State strategy.
No Relation: The Impact, Imitators and Legacy of David Foster Wallace
Sam Cooney, Ronnie Scott, Melinda Houston, Steph Harmon
Most Underrated Book Award Edition
Toni Jordan, Ben Hutchings, Christina Kennedy, Susan McCreery, Sam Cooney
Parliament: Melbourne, 2008
Alison Croggon, Beth Driscoll, Lili Wilkinson, Lachlann Carter, Christine Gordon, Marian Blythe, Shalini Kunahlan, Sam Cooney, Jax Jacki Brown, Sista Zai Zanda, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Elizabeth Flux, Claire G. Coleman, Justine Hyde, Candy Bowers, Emilie Collyer, Kirsty Murray, Eleanor Jackson, Alia Gabres
Parliament: Melbourne, 2018
Alison Croggon, Beth Driscoll, Christine Gordon, Lili Wilkinson, Lachlann Carter, Marian Blythe, Shalini Kunahlan, Sam Cooney, Jax Jacki Brown, Sista Zai Zanda, Elizabeth Flux, Claire G. Coleman, CB Mako, Justine Hyde, Candy Bowers, Emilie Collyer, Kirsty Murray, Alia Gabres, Eleanor Jackson