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Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! The Short List 2017

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Mark your diaries and plan to join us for the announcement of the CBCA shortlist

and a day of professional development. 

Don’t miss out on hearing our Keynote speaker - the award-winning Freya Blackwood - beloved and talented children’s book illustrator. In 2015, for the first time in CBCA history, Freya Blackwood won three CBCA categories with her titles:

  • Go To Sleep Jessie with Libby Gleeson;
  • My Two Blankets with Irena Kobald and
  • The Cleo Stories: The Necklace and The Present with Libby Gleeson.

Also, catch our specialist panel - Victoria Roberts, Sue Whiting, Judith Ridge, Sarah Foster and Katrina McKelvey - talk about and nominate their shortlists. In the afternoon, Publishers will promote their new titles around the theme of diversity. You will also get the opportunity to enjoy publishers’ stands, mingle with authors, illustrators, publishers and fellow booklovers, as well as browse the bookshop.

Plan to join us at our new inner city locationRydges Sydney Central, 9.00am-3.30pm.

Rate $130 members, $165 non-members

(Includes: tea/coffee on arrival, morning and afternoon tea, buffet lunch, a glass of champagne at noon and attendance at all sessions).

Book now! https://www.trybooking.com/NTWF 

Administration fee for manual payments. Free to members, $15 non-members

Late fees apply to bookings made after 17 March and all bookings close on 24 March 2017

Late fees: $10 members, $15 non-members

All inquiries to CBCA NSW Branch Inc or download the flyer here.

E: cbcansw@bigpond.com or T: 02 9818 3858