Date(s) - 30/Jul/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woollahra Library, Sydney
451 New South Head Rd - Double Bay, NSW 2028
Q&A with A&U
Allen & Unwin publisher Anna McFarlane answers the Who, What and Why of Children’s publishing for authors and illustrators.
Michelle Morgan author, playwright, songwriter discusses the pathway to independent publishing and promotion.
Sunday 30 July 2017
1pm – 4pm
Located near the entrance on Level 1,
451 New South Head Road, Double Bay NSW 2028
All welcome but Bookings Essential • SCBWI Members $20 • Non-SCBWI Members $30
Bookings at Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/PYLC
Includes Afternoon Tea and Coffee
1.00pm – 1.15pm Coffee/tea/welcome
1.15pm – 1.30pm SCBWI news
1.30pm – 2.15pm Michelle Morgan
2.30pm – 3.00pm Anna McFarlane Q&A for Illustrators
3.00pm – 3.40pm Anna McFarlane Q&A for authors
3.40pm– 4.00pm Q&A, networking and coffee
By public transport bus routes: 323, 324, 325. The nearest train station is Edgecliff.
2 hour parking is available in Woolworths across the mall. Free street parking is also available in surrounding streets.
1 hour free parking at Kiara car park, then a parking fee.
Anna McFarlane is a publisher of books for children and teenagers at Allen & Unwin. Before that she worked on children's books at HarperCollins and at Pan Macmillan where she was children's publisher until 2008. During her career Anna has published many bestselling authors and illustrators such as Terry Denton, Ursula Dubosarsky, Phillip Gwynne, Andrew McGahan, Danny Katz, Frances Watts, Gregory Rogers, Andy Griffiths, Jaclyn Moriarty, Markus Zusak and Michael Leunig among others. She is looking for stories that make her laugh with| flawed but redeemable characters, exciting new voices and fearless storytelling.
Michelle Morgan is a full-time writer who lives in the beautiful Southern Highlands (NSW). FLYING THROUGH CLOUDS is Michelle’s new historical novel for young adults. Michelle’s first novel, RACING THE MOON, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2014, and released in the UK and US in 2015. Four of her plays have been performed in Short Play festivals in Sydney, Newcastle and Armidale. She has also co-written several songs with her husband, and is currently working on a new play.