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#LoveOzYA Q&A with Mette Jakobsen for THE SNOW LAUNDRY

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Mette Jakobsen for THE SNOW LAUNDRY

Mette Jakobsen is from Denmark but resides in Sydney. She is an adventurer, author and playwright. Her novels have been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book…

#LoveOzYA Short Story Collections and Anthologies Reads

#LoveOzYA Short Story Collections and Anthologies Reads

Why have a single #LoveOzYA story when you can have a whole collection? Here, you’ll find just a few of our favourite anthologies and short…

Ask Alice: What can *you* do to support diverse and owned representation in Australian YA?

Ask Alice: What can *you* do to support diverse and owned representation in Australian YA?

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 Q&A with Kate Emery on THE NOT SO CHOSEN ONE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Emery on THE NOT SO CHOSEN ONE

Kate Emery is a journalist and author based in Perth, Western Australia. Her debut YA novel, The Not So Chosen One, was shortlisted for Text…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jared Thomas about MY SPARE HEART

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jared Thomas about MY SPARE HEART

Dr Jared Thomas is a Nukunu person of the Southern Flinders Ranges and the Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Material Cultural…

Breaking the Lore: Highlights from Sydney Writers Festival

Breaking the Lore: Highlights from Sydney Writers Festival

How Australia’s YA authors are challenging – and evolving – fantasy tropes Tropes! Love them or hate them, they’re a huge part of YA literature….

What does it mean to write about ‘home’ in Australian young adult fiction? Notes from Sydney Writers Festival

What does it mean to write about ‘home’ in Australian young adult fiction? Notes from Sydney Writers Festival

What does it mean to write about ‘home’ in Australian young adult fiction? From cities to remote bushlands, where we grow up and live can…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Lynette Noni about THE BLOOD TRAITOR

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Lynette Noni about THE BLOOD TRAITOR

After studying journalism, academic writing and human behaviour at university, Lynette Noni finally ventured into the world of fiction. She is now a full-time writer…

Ask Alice: What makes a compelling young adult book cover?

Ask Alice: What makes a compelling young adult book cover?

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…