Australian YA

On Books and Writing with #LoveOzYA Author Catch Tilly

On Books and Writing with #LoveOzYA Author Catch Tilly

Catch Tilly is a former high school teacher now working as an author and script writer. It was after hearing students comment how realistic and empowering they…

Save the Date: February 2020 Events

Save the Date: February 2020 Events

Meet your favourite authors, discover your next read and celebrate LoveOzYA in February! 5 February – NSWFarewell to Otori: An evening with Lian Hearn 6…

Top Writing Tips from Your Favorite Aussie YA Authors

Top Writing Tips from Your Favorite Aussie YA Authors

We asked some of Australia’s most-loved YA authors across all genres to share the best (and worst) writing advice they’ve ever received. Fact: writing is…

Your Favourite Oz YA of 2019

Your Favourite Oz YA of 2019

With a smorgasbord of graphic novels, short story anthologies, exciting new series, poignant realism and everything in between, 2019 has been a BUMPER year for…

Rewriting History as Herstory: An Author Guest Post by Nikki McWatters

Rewriting History as Herstory: An Author Guest Post by Nikki McWatters

I’ve just written three YA books that span almost 1000 years of human history and are set in far-flung places, from the Viking Orkney Islands…

LoveOzYA Classics

LoveOzYA Classics

Our rich and evolving Australian youth literature has grown, and continues to grow, from a tradition of outstanding storytelling with a distinct Aussie flavour. To…

LoveOzYA Hidden Gems

LoveOzYA Hidden Gems

Here at LoveOzYA, we are all about helping readers discover their next great Aussie YA read, so we put out the call for you to share your #LoveOzYA ‘hidden gems’ and let us know about the books you think deserve a little extra love. And what a list you gave us!

Save the Date: October 2019 Events

Save the Date: October 2019 Events

Meet your favourite authors, discover your next read and celebrate LoveOzYA in October! 1 October – VICYA Book Club with A J Betts and Mark…

October 2019 New Releases

October 2019 New Releases

Look for these new Oz YA releases in October!