From 23-25 August 2016 I’ll be doing events at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival. These are the ones open to the public. (For my schools events click here.)
The Book That Changed Me: Ruth Park’s Harp in the South
Sun 23 Aug 4pm
MWF Festival Club at ACMI
In which I talk about Ruth Park’s wonderful novel Harp in the South and it’s huge influence on Razorhurst.
This event is free and you don’t need to book.
YA Salon: Alice in Wonderland
Tue 25 Aug 7pm
The Toff in Town
Join your favourite YA authors to celebrate the 150th birthday of one of literature’s weirdest classics: Alice in Wonderland. Bernard Beckett, Justine Larbalestier, Andrew McDonald, Allyse Near and Alice Pung will each respond to this subversive story in their own uniquely entertaining way. Hosted by MWF director Lisa Dempster.
Doors and bar open 6.30pm for pre-event drinks. Limited seating with plenty of standing room available. 18+ event, ID may be requested. $27/30. Book here.
Saturday, 11 April
Houston Teen Book Con
Alief Taylor High School
Each panel presented four times a day:
“The Secrets That Bind Us”
“Reality Need Not Apply”
Monday, 13 April, 7PM
Ally Carter, Justine Larbalestier and David Levithan
603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
I was also at the Texas Library Association conference.
Wednesday, 6 May, 6-7:30pm
Teen Author Reading Night
Melissa Grey, Corey Ann Haydu,
Justine Larbalestier, Lance Rubin,
Melissa Walker, Tommy Wallach.
Jefferson Market Branch of NYPL
Corner of 6th Ave and 10th St
New York, New York
I was also at the Romantic Times Conference in Dallas in May.