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Northcote High School Writers’ Festival : Growing Young Writers

Northcote High School Writers’ Festival : Growing Young Writers

Join us for the 4th annual Northcote High School Writers’ Festival : Growing Young Writers.  Featuring Fiona Wood, Cath Crowley, Jack Heath, and Bernard Caleo….

Reign of Mist Book Launch

Reign of Mist Book Launch

Come and celebrate the release of the highly anticipated next instalment of Helen Scheuerer’s The Oremere Chronicles, REIGN OF MIST. Be a part of the…

YA LIT FEST 2018

YA LIT FEST 2018

Free Young Adult literature event featuring a great line-up of Australian authors, including: 11.00-11.45am – Demet Divaroren (Living on Hope Street) 12.00-12.45pm – Alison Evans…

‘@AllenandUnwin’s YAFanFest18

‘@AllenandUnwin’s YAFanFest18

On Friday 10 August we will be celebrating all things YA! Come join us for our annual YA Fanfest, featuring some special guest authors, including…

A Book Meet Launch – Dymocks Waurn Ponds

A Book Meet Launch – Dymocks Waurn Ponds

Calling book lovers of any age who enjoy reading Young Adult books! Come and enjoy some light refreshments and share your thoughts on our chosen…

YA After Hours

YA After Hours

Join us at Kino for YA After Hours – with special guests, goody bags, chitchat, YA smackdown, games, prizes and trivia! It will be an…

Book launch: After the Lights Go Out

Book launch: After the Lights Go Out

After the Lights Go Out is an utterly gripping new YA novel from Lili Wilkinson – a disaster survival story about a family of Doomsday preppers….

Indie Fantasy Publisher Opens For Submissions

Indie Fantasy Publisher Opens For Submissions

Independent fantasy publisher, Talem Press, has opened its doors to full-length manuscript submissions. An imprint of the online writers’ platform and small press, Writer’s Edit,…

Writing with Will Kostakis

Writing with Will Kostakis

In a series of workshops, award-winning author Will Kostakis will weave personal anecdotes with practical advice to inspire aspiring writers to bring out their best….