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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…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Ayoub on THE CULT OF ROMANCE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sarah Ayoub on THE CULT OF ROMANCE

The Cult of Romance is Sarah Ayoub’s third YA novel. It was released on 4 May 2022 and Sarah spoke to #LoveOzYA’s Dayna Smith about…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Gatland-Veness for WHEN ONLY ONE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Gatland-Veness for WHEN ONLY ONE

When Only One is Meg Gatland-Veness’ second YA novel, after I Had Such Friends (2018). Look out for it on 31 May 2022. Meg spoke…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Caddy for SLIPPING THE NOOSE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Meg Caddy for SLIPPING THE NOOSE

Meg Caddy is a bookseller and self-proclaimed nerd whose love of history and pirates shines in their latest release, SLIPPING THE NOOSE – the sequel…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jodi McAlister for LIBBY LAWRENCE IS GOOD AT PRETENDING

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Jodi McAlister for LIBBY LAWRENCE IS GOOD AT PRETENDING

Jodi McAlister is the author of the Valentine series and a lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University. Her research focuses on representations of…

#LoveOzYA Big Changes Reads

#LoveOzYA Big Changes Reads

Sometimes, life takes an unexpected turn. We experience loss, develop feelings we never thought we’d feel, or find ourselves in the middle of a family…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Allayne Webster for THAT THING I DID

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Allayne Webster for THAT THING I DID

Allayne Webster is the author of several award-winning novels for young adults. Her most recent work, THAT THING I DID, was released in March with…