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#LoveOzYA Reads We Can’t Wait for in 2023

#LoveOzYA Reads We Can’t Wait for in 2023

By Bianca Breen Do you hear that? If you think I’m about to say ‘That’s the sound of new #LoveOzYA releases in the air’, you’d…

Ask Alice: Do YA authors have to build a personal brand or can they just write books?

Ask Alice: Do YA authors have to build a personal brand or can they just write books?

Ask Alice is an online column produced by the #LoveOzYA team, and written by our Secretary, Alice Boer-Endacott, who has published several young adult fantasy…

#LoveOzYA New School Reads

#LoveOzYA New School Reads

Starting at a new school can be both daunting and exciting. We hope reading about characters going through a similar situation provides some comfort as…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with J.S. Burns for WHISPER OF SHADOWS AND SNAKES

#LoveOzYA Q&A with J.S. Burns for WHISPER OF SHADOWS AND SNAKES

After living in various cities, J.S. Burns now calls Queensland home. He is a retail manager, model, and now author, with the release of his…

The #LoveOzYA Christmas Gift Guide

The #LoveOzYA Christmas Gift Guide

Want to buy a book for someone in your life but have no idea what they might like? We’ve got you. Our latest book list…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with 2022 Ampersand Prize Winner Elisa Chenoweth

#LoveOzYA Q&A with 2022 Ampersand Prize Winner Elisa Chenoweth

The Ampersand Prize is an annual competition run by Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing that seeks to celebrate an unpublished writer of middle-grade and young adult…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Susanne Gervay for THE EDGE OF LIMITS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Susanne Gervay for THE EDGE OF LIMITS

Award winning author Susanne Gervay’s passion is empowering people to be critical thinkers and develop the resilience to advocate for justice. She tackles themes from…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Epstein for NIGHT LIGHTS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Epstein for NIGHT LIGHTS

Sarah Epstein is the award-winning Australian author of young adult stories, including Small Spaces, Deep Water, and several short stories. Sarah has recently launched a contemporary…

2022 National Young Writers Festival Wrap-Up

2022 National Young Writers Festival Wrap-Up

The National Young Writers Festival is an annual gathering of Australia’s young and talented artists. Held in Newcastle NSW as well as digitally, the festival…