Upcoming Events

Talks, workshops, conferences, bookshop signings and other events that I am participating in, are listed here…

Kids Book Fest, Fitzroy Town Hall (Vic) — Saturday 12 October 2019
I’m not on the program for this event, but I will be hanging around and signing books at the Puffin/Penguin Random House table from about 12:30-2:30pm. More info…

Ipswich StoryArts Festival (Qld) — 13-18 October 2019
I’m one of several children’s authors who will be speaking and conducting workshops over the course of this week-long festival. More info…

St Thomas the Apostle Primary School, Blackburn (Vic) — Monday 21 October 2019
I will be speaking to the entire school, Prep to Grade 6, over the course of three presentations.

Hartwell Primary School, Camberwell (Vic) — Tuesday 22 October 2019
I will be running four session with Grade 3 and 4 students.

Boroondara Park Primary School, North Balwyn (Vic) — Wednesday 23 October 2019
I will be running four session with Grade 3 and 4 students.

Wesley College, St Kilda Rd campus (Vic) — Thursday 24 October 2019
I will be speaking to the Grade 4 students.

Branxholme Primary School (Vic) — Friday 25 October 2019
Branxholme Primary School will be hosting the Branxholme Readers Cup, a literary event attended by 8 schools from the surrounding area. I’ll be speaking of the event as well as helping author Matt Porter with the MC-ing.

YABBA Tour (Vic) — 29 October-1 November 2019
Along with a whole bunch of other shortlisted Puffin/Penguin Random House authors, I’ll be on tour, visiting schools, libraries and bookshops; as well as attending the YABBA awards ceremony.

KOALA Tour (NSW) — 12-15 November 2019
Along with a whole bunch of other shortlisted Puffin/Penguin Random House authors, I’ll be on tour, visiting schools, libraries and bookshops; as well as attending the KOALA awards ceremony.

Mt Eliza Secondary College (Vic) — Tuesday 19 November 2019
Along with a whole bunch of authors and illustrators, I’ll be attending a day-long literary festival organised by Ford Street Publishing. I’ll be conducting writing workshops and signing books.

Mentone Library (Vic) — Saturday 14 December 2019
I will be presenting a talk: “The Australian Survival Guide: Research and Creative Approaches to Writing Commercial Nonfiction”. Entry is via gold coin donation. More info as it comes to hand.

Readings Doncaster (Vic) — Friday 7 February 2020
I will attending the Readings Doncaster Kids Book Club to chat about some of my books, as well as the writing process.

Chalcot Lodge Primary School, Endeavour Hills (Vic) — Friday 21 August 2020
I’ll be speaking to the whole school, Prep to Grade 6, over the course of two presentations.

Mentone Library (Vic) — Saturday 22 August 2020
I’ll be conducting a writing workshop for local young writers as part of the library’s 95th birthday celebrations.

I can be booked through Booked Out, Lamont Books or Creative Net.