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#LoveOzYA Q&A with Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner about BEYOND THE END OF THE WORLD

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner about BEYOND THE END OF THE WORLD

Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner are two bestselling authors of science fiction and fantasy for young adults. Together, they have co-authored seven books, including The Starbound…

Ask Alice: Is consent, sex, and female agency in YA fantasy as magical as we’d like?

Ask Alice: Is consent, sex, and female agency in YA fantasy as magical as we’d like?

Ask Alice is an online column produced by the #LoveOzYA team, and written by our Secretary, Alice Boer, who has published several young adult fantasy…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Alicia Jasinska about THE MIDNIGHT GIRLS

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Alicia Jasinska about THE MIDNIGHT GIRLS

Alicia Jasinska is a fantasy writer hailing from Sydney, Australia. A library technician by day, she spends her nights writing and hanging upside down from…

Creating a Sustainable Book Club with Annie McCann

Creating a Sustainable Book Club with Annie McCann

Annie McCann is the founder of a network of readers called Read3r’z Re-Vu, a Sydney-based network that connects avid readers, writers and illustrators.  I created…

Ask Alice: How do you maintain creative momentum during NaNoWriMo (and beyond)?

Ask Alice: How do you maintain creative momentum during NaNoWriMo (and beyond)?

Ask Alice is an online column produced by the #LoveOzYA team, and written by our Secretary, Alice Boer, who has published several young adult fantasy…

#LoveOzYA with Steven Herrick about HOW TO REPAINT A LIFE

#LoveOzYA with Steven Herrick about HOW TO REPAINT A LIFE

Steven Herrick is an Australian poet and author. He’s written 24 novels for adults, teenagers, and children, many of them verse novels. He caught up…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Lynette Noni about THE GILDED CAGE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Lynette Noni about THE GILDED CAGE

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 C.S Pacat for DARK RISE

#LoveOzYA Q&A with C.S Pacat for DARK RISE

C.S. Pacat is the USA-Today best-selling author of Dark Rise, the Captive Prince trilogy, and the GLAAD-nominated graphic novels Fence. Born in Australia and educated…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Poppy Nwosu about ROADTRIPPING WITH PEARL NASH

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Poppy Nwosu about ROADTRIPPING WITH PEARL NASH

Poppy chats to #LoveOzYA’s A.B Endacott about her latest release ROADTRIPPING WITH PEARL NASH. Thank you so much, Poppy for talking with #LoveOzYA about your…