Submissions for the Kids and YA Festival have now closed.
Writing NSW is delighted to announce that our Kids & YA Festival on Saturday 27 June 2020, will be directed by best-selling, internationally published children’s author Belinda Murrell. To ensure the Festival will cover the emerging trends and diversity of voices in the field, Belinda is calling for submissions from people involved in the writing community.
Submissions may come from authors, illustrators, e-book and traditional trade publishers, independent publishers, agents and other interested parties. Involvement may take the form of panel speakers, chair responsibilities, mentoring or manuscript feedback sessions.
Festival Director Belinda Murrell says:
“I’m thrilled to be directing the 2020 Festival and am looking forward to putting together a fresh, informative and inspiring program,” Murrell said. “A stellar lineup of speakers will share their diverse experiences and insights into creating books for children and young adults.”
The 2020 Kids & YA Festival is at the Writing NSW site in Callan Park, Lilyfield on Saturday 27 June.
The festival program will be released in May 2020, at this time tickets will also be made available for purchase.
In the mean time, if you have any questions please contact us here.
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Belinda Murrell is the internationally published, best-selling author of more than 30 books for children and teenagers. These include her fantasy adventure series, The Sun Sword trilogy, and her seven historical novels, The Locket of Dreams, The Ruby Talisman, The Ivory Rose, The Forgotten Pearl, The River Charm, The Sequin Star, and The Lost Sapphire. […]
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