Robert Watkins

Robert Watkins is a publisher of adult literary fiction and nonfiction at Hachette Australia and has been working in the Australian book industry for over 20 years. Throughout his career, he’s worked across sales, marketing and publicity, which has given him a wide perspective on what books have big commercial appeal. Watkins is primarily interested in publishing nonfiction with a leaning towards young, contemporary voices. He is also a big fan of contemporary fiction with a real Australian edge.

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