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Wanted: Inky Awards Judges

Wanted: Inky Awards Judges

If you know (or are!) a young person aged 12-20 who loves reading and championing YA, applications to be an #‎InkyAwards judge are now open.

Meet Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Meet Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Frank, fearless, funny, articulate and inspiring, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a young Muslim dynamo – a mechanical engineer, social advocate, writer, and petrol head. Born in…

An Evening for Teachers and Librarians (primary years)

An Evening for Teachers and Librarians (primary years)

Join authors Emily Gale and Leanne Hall as they talk about their new books, why and how they talk about books, and what it’s like…

An Evening for Teachers and Librarians (secondary years)

An Evening for Teachers and Librarians (secondary years)

Join authors Jay Kristoff and Lili Wilkinson as they talk about their new books, why and how they talk about books, and what it’s like…

Readings to open 2 new shops in 2016

Readings to open 2 new shops in 2016

(news cross posted from the Readings blog) We are delighted to announce that we will be opening two new Melbourne bookshops in 2016. The first…

After He Came Out, A Catholic School Told Will Kostakis His New Book Was “Inappropriate”

After He Came Out, A Catholic School Told Will Kostakis His New Book Was “Inappropriate”

A staff member at De La Salle College in Revesby Heights told Kostakis she was concerned about promoting The Sidekicks after reading over his blog,…

Somerset Writers Festival

Somerset Writers Festival

Each year, Somerset Celebration of Literature hosts approximately 120 events. The expansive programme includes special functions for adults, as well as family events and author…

Paper Bird Children’s and YA bookstore opens in Freemantle

Paper Bird Children’s and YA bookstore opens in Freemantle

Last month I visited the two-week old Paper Bird Children’s and YA bookstore in Freemantle. This amazing little gem has some grand plans for the…

Book lover realises a dream

Book lover realises a dream

Article via http://newslocal.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx?noredirect=true Picture: MARTIN LANGE A BOOKSHOP which claims to be the first in Australia specialising in young adult books has been unveiled. Lilly…