August and September Events

I’ve had a bit of a rest from public appearances. I’ve been chained to my desk writing my latest book, but now I’m ready to go out and about again. Here is where I’ll be over the next few weeks:

First up is a local Melbourne event.

Sat 28th August 12 noon at Collins Booksellers
Northland Shopping Centre, Murray Road, Preston, Victoria
I’ll be reading and signing books.

I have four events at the Melbourne Writers Festival. One is sold out. Here are the other three.

Thurs 2nd September 11.15 Epic Journeys
ACMI 2, Federation Square
I am on a panel with Childrens Book of the Year winner David Metzenthen talking about the journeys in our  books. I’ll be focussing on Sugar Sugar. Tickets $6. Book online.

Thurs 2nd September 12.30 The Lure of Ancient Magic
ACMI 2, Federation Square
This is a panel with author Karen Healey. We will be discussing history and magic in our books. Tickets $6. Book online.

Sat 4th September 10-3.15 Wordplay
Artplay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne.
This is an all-day event. Sally Rippin will be conducting an illustration workshop on how to paint with Chinese brush and ink. I will be doing a presentation about dragons!
Wordplay is aimed at children from ages 6-13 and day tickets cost $21. Parents or guardians attend free of charge. Book online.

Then I’m off to NSW.

Sat 11th September 10 am, Write Around the Murray
Albury Library Museum
This is a workshop for young writers aged 12-16. It’s free, but you need to book on 02 6023 8333.

Sun 19th September and Tues 21st September 2.30 pm
Fast Forward Victorian Government Expo, Royal Melbourne Show.
I’ll be talking about my books and answering questions.

I hope to see some of you at these events.