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NSW Writer’s Centre

Mon 20, Nov 2017 6.15pm

The CBCA National Chair, Margot Hillel, will outline and answer questions about the possible national restructure of the CBCA. RSVP (free) here. Details here.

Aspiring Writers Awards Night

HarperCollins Sydney offices

Thu 09, Nov 2017 6pm

Join us from 6-8.30pm on 9 November 2017 at HarperCollins beautiful Sydney offices for an inspiring evening. The 2017 Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program winner will be revealed. The shortlist and longlist have been announced. The winner receives the Charlotte Waring Barton Award and a comprehensive mentorship from sponsors, HarperCollins Children’s Books Australia. Access a flyer here for details. Book now here. Further details here.


North Sydney Sub-branch meeting

Chatswood Library

Wed 18, Oct 2017 6.30pm

Join us at Chatswood Library for this publishing industry snapshot, chaired by author, Louise Park. More details here.

KID'S Book Week Event

NSW Teacher’s Federation Auditorium

Wed 23, Aug 2017

BOOK HERE NOW! Celebrate Book Week at this brand new event 

Schools are invited to bring students from Grades 5-10 to be the audience and to take part in reviewing the books from the Younger and Older Readers Category Short List. More details here.

GUEST SPEAKERS:  Author – WAI CHIM  and Illustrator - DALE NEWMAN

CBCA Book Week 2017

Sat 19, Aug 2017

Australia’s most exciting children’s literary event, the CBCA Children’s Book Week 2017, is here. Libraries and schools around Australia are preparing to enjoy the delight of how books enable us to Escape to Everywhere, the theme for this year. More details here. For the CBCA Childrens Book of the Year announcment click hereFollow on twitter and facebook