Appearances

The YA Room is available for appearances on panels, public speaking, workshops, book launches and event social media coverage.

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Upcoming Events:

Allen & Unwin’s #YAFanFest19

Appearing at Allen & Unwin’s #YAFanFest19 to host a Q&A with the attending authors. (August, 2019)


Previous Events:

2019

Clunes Booktown Festival

Partnership with the Clunes Booktown Festival, promoting the weekend event through social media posts and YouTube videos. (May, 2019)

Introverts’ Night Out

Hosted a bookish pyjama party, with readings from Michael Pryor, Jodi McAlister, and Astrid Scholte. (April, 2019)

Dark Imaginings with Sarah Epstein, Katya de Becerra and Rachael Craw

Hosted a panel discussion with three YA authors at Readings Kids. (April, 2019)

Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories launch

Hosted the launch of an Australian anthology, edited by Tobias Madden, at Dymocks Collins Street. (March, 2019)

YA Day 2019

Organised, promoted and hosted a day of #LoveOzYA panels, with 15 authors and in partnership with Writers Victoria. (February, 2019)


2018

And the Ocean Was Our Sky launch

Co-hosted the launch of Patrick Ness’s new novel in conjunction with The Little Bookroom. (September, 2018)

Mercy Point launch

Hosted the launch of Anna Snoekstra’s debut YA novel, with a Q&A. (July, 2018)

Clunes Booktown Festival

Partnership with the Clunes Booktown Festival, promoting the weekend event through social media posts and YouTube videos. (May, 2018)

Sympath launch

Hosted Carolyn Denman’s launch of her #LoveOzYA novel, Sympath, with a Q&A. (April, 2018)

Obsidio launch

Hosted an In Conversation session with Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff at their Melbourne launch of the final book of The Illuminae Files, Obsidio. (January, 2018)

YA Day 2018

Coordinated, promoted, and hosted a day of YA goodness at the Wheeler Centre, featuring four panels and 13 guest panelists. (January, 2018)


2017

Allen & Unwin’s #YAFanFest Night

Hosted the Melbourne branch of Allen & Unwin’s #YAFanFest evening, presenting about upcoming YA releases and interviewing #LoveOzYA author, Lili Wilkinson. (September, 2017)

No Limits launch

Hosted Ellie Marney’s launch of her novel, No Limits, with a Q&A. (August, 2017)