Lex Hirst

Lex Hirst is a commissioning editor for Penguin Random House, a festival director and an arts programmer driven by a love of great writing and exciting ideas. A previous co-director of the National Young Writers’ Festival, she is a SAMAG (Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group) committee member and the curator for Junkee.com’s Junket unconference. She is always on the lookout for outstanding new voices and stories.