Sunday, 19 August 2007

Melbourne Writers' Festival

Next week, I'm off to Melbourne for the Writers' Festival, where I have a few gigs talking about my books, and reading from them. The Thomas Trew series will be prominent in them!
Here's a list of events, for my Melbourne and Victorian readers:
Saturday August 25, Children's Literary Afternoon Tea. This will feature Garth Nix and myself, at Sofi's, the Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne, 2.30--4.30. This is a paying event, and you need to book.
Sunday August 26: The Big Family Read, with me, Garth Nix and Michael Gerard Bauer, at the Malthouse, Southbank, 10.30--11.30 am. Free event(but get there early!)
Tuesday, August 28, I'll be on a panel on using historical sources to write fantasy, with Kate Forsyth and Anna Ciddor. This is part of the schools programme, and you need to book. Malthouse, 10.15 am--11 am, aimed at students in years 7 and 8.
Wednesday August 29, I have a session by myself on creating the fantasy worlds in both the Thomas Trew series and my older-readers El Jisal series. this is at the Malthouse, 11.30--12.15, and is also part of the Schools programme, and aimed at students in Years 5 and 6.
The Melbourne Writers'Centre website is at You can book online.
After each session, I'll be in the book tent, signing books. Do come and say hi, if you're there!

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