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Sisters in Crime – YA crime: Is it all grown up?

Sisters in Crime – YA crime: Is it all grown up?

Three authors – Ellie Marney, Sarah Epstein and Lili Wilkinson  – talk to Jacqui Horwood about how their Young Adult crime novels are transgressing the traditional boundaries…

Book Launch: Edge of Time (Lifespan of Starlight book 3)

Book Launch: Edge of Time (Lifespan of Starlight book 3)

Join us for the launch of EDGE OF TIME, the electrifying conclusion to the LIFESPAN OF STARLIGHT trilogy. Author Thalia Kalkipsakis will talk about the…

June Teen Bookclub @ The Younger Sun: Small Spaces

June Teen Bookclub @ The Younger Sun: Small Spaces

For our June Young Adult Book Club we will be reading Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein, who will be joining us for our discussion! Join us and…

The Fray book launch

The Fray book launch

Please join us in celebrating the book launch of Emily Dale’s debut YA Fantasy novel, The Fray! The wonderful Galaxy Bookshop is co-hosting with Harbour…

The Path of the Lost – YA Fantasy Book Launch

The Path of the Lost – YA Fantasy Book Launch

Join us at the launch of the YA fantasy novel, that celebrates how the power of creative expression can be used to unlock the colour…

Emergence book launch

Emergence book launch

Come celebrate the launch of Marita Smith’s novel ‘Emergence’ at Pilgrims Cafe in Milton, NSW.  ‘Emergence’ is the second book in the ‘Kindred Ties’ trilogy….

The Things We Can’t Undo Book Launch

The Things We Can’t Undo Book Launch

The official launch for Gabrielle Reid’s The Things We Can’t Undo, with giveaways, snacks, signed copies and the chance to ask your questions and shop…

2018 Present Tense 1: Writing YA that Teens Deserve

2018 Present Tense 1: Writing YA that Teens Deserve

Knowing you are writing fiction for a young adult readership informs every choice – from boundaries crossed to hope given. To what extent do authors…

Writing towards Reconciliation

Writing towards Reconciliation

Join us at the SA Museum during National Reconciliation Week to hear from local authors about the role that storytelling can play on the path…