Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Qld State Conference … StoryCraft: Success & the Creative Soul

Date(s) - 10/Nov/2019
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

EcoCentre, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, N68
170 Kessels Rd - Nathan, Queensland

Sunday, 10 November 2019⋅   8.30am to 5.00pm 

Venue: the EcoCentre, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane … in the middle of Toohey Forest.

Come join us on a day of collegial connections with our SCBWI community … a day of exploring craft, opportunity and celebration.

Lisa Berryman, Publisher at HarperCollins Australia
Kristina Schulz, Editor and publisher
Alison Worrad, Communications Manager, Exisle Publishing
Kristy Bushnell, Editor
Justine Barker, Literary Agent


  • The PanelKidLit world movers and shakers – people who are passionate about spreading the word about KidLit, and nurturing children in the love of reading – our celebrated guests include Jenny Stubbs, Megan Daley, Michelle Worthington, Karen Foxlee and Lori-Jay Ellis.
  • Fun filled 3-Minute Pop-Up Book Exposés
  • Round-Robin Q&A session
  • Illustrator Showcase
  • Sparks Showcase … SCBWI members’ indie/hybrid latest books
    and more…

MEALS: Food platters … Morning & Afternoon teas … help-yourself coffee and tea all day.

Non-members welcome too!

Conference Fee:  SCBWI members $135   Non-members $165

Editorial Appraisals: $80

TO BOOK, go to

Queensland: Sheryl Gwyther SCBWI Qld Assistant Regional Advisor / Alison Stegert SCBWI Qld Sunshine Coast coordinator
National: Susanne Gervay – Australia E/New Zealand Regional Advisor