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#LoveOzYA Q&A with Vanessa Len about ONLY A MONSTER

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Vanessa Len about ONLY A MONSTER

Vanessa Len is an Australian author of Chinese-Malaysian and Maltese heritage. An educational editor, she has worked on everything from language learning programs to STEM…

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Hendrick about FISH OUT OF WATER

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Kate Hendrick about FISH OUT OF WATER

Kate Hendrick is a high school Visual Arts and Photography teacher whose novels The Accident and The Finder are published by Text. She lives in…

Ask Alice: How do I know when my work is ready to submit?

Ask Alice: How do I know when my work is ready to submit?

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 Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich for IF THIS GETS OUT

#LoveOzYA Q&A with Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich for IF THIS GETS OUT

Sophie Gonzales is a YA contemporary author best known for her Grease retelling Only Mostly Devastated and 2021’s Perfect on Paper. Cale Dietrich is a self-proclaimed YA…

#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…