In which I contemplate running my own version of the Centre for Youth Lit now that the state library doesn't want it any more. Or something.
Nah, I'm just cut they've cut it.
The latest newsletter went out and there were THREE huge lists of awesome books in it. The Readings Children's Prize, The CBCA Notables list and the Gold and Silver Inky Awards Longlist. Phew!
Plus all the usual list of launches and events and authory things. Honestly, this newsletter is packed with great stuff.
Ahhhhh. This feels good. Latest issue here.
*sips ginger soda because it's far too early for anything harder.*
Dunno about you but I was ready for some new cakes and books. Plus, taking out the word Melbourne will help in the transition to state-wide events in the newsletter.
The latest newsletter went out yesterday and I've had a clever idea! Why limit this to just Melbourne? Why not regional events as well? Yeah!
I'm contacting libraries across Victoria right this minute to let them know.
We survived Canada and I'm back on deck. The latest newsletter is right here https://mailchi.mp/3b5ae09c97aa/melbourne-mgya-events
I need a cup of tea now.
YA Author Alethea Kinsela's YA Lightning Tracks
Saturday, 8 December
Full details here
This event presents a fabulous roster of Australian publishers providing a fast-paced look at the year ahead. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear direct from publishers, editors and publicists as they give us a sneak peek at concepts and covers for 2019.
Participants receive an exclusive 2019 YA booklist, a range of materials from the publishers and a professional development certificate (if required).
Village Roadshow Theatrette
via Entry 3, La Trobe Street
Has wheelchair access
all details here