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Presenter, chair and panelist on young adult fiction, teen engagement, romance, digital storytelling, and best practice.

I have presented for the following organisations:

  • School Library Association of Victoria
  • Children's Book Council of Australia
  • Public Library Victoria Network
  • Young Adult Literature Symposium (USA)
  • Express Media
  • New Librarians Symposium (ALIA)
  • The International Board on Books for Young People
  • Young Adult Literature Symposium, YALSA (US)

I have chaired and/or panelled on sessions for the following programs: 

  • Melbourne Writers Festival 
  • Castlemaine Festival
  • Australian Romance Readers Convention
  • Perth Writers Festival
  • North Texas Teen Book Festival (April 2018)
  • Emerging Writers' Festival
  • NSW Writers Centre
  • Sydney Writers' Festival
  • Teen Author Carnival (NYC)
  • Midsumma

You can listen to my MWF session Reality, Sci-Fi & Fantasy alongside Garth Nix, Claire Coleman, Samantha Shannon and Sammi Shah here