Talks, workshops, conferences, bookshop signings and other events that I am participating in, are listed here…
The Little Bookroom, Carlton North (Vic) — Mondau 30 September 2019
To celebrate the launch of THE AUSTRALIA SURVIVAL GUIDE I will be presenting “The Australian Survival Workshop” at The Little Bookroom (759 Nicholson St., Carlton North, 3054) at 10:30am. I’ll be talking about the book, the research and about how to survive in Australia. The cost of $27.64 includes a copy of the book. Bookings and more info…
Sun Theatre, Yarraville (Vic) — Tuesday 1 October 2019
School Holiday Event: Puffin Writing Workshop
This will be a two-hour writing workshop with an environmental theme brought to you by The Sun Bookshop. It’s free, but bookings are essential. Bookings and 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.
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.
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.