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Book Links QLD Inc

StoryArts Brisbane is fast approaching

StoryArts Brisbane Conference

Book Links is proud to present StoryArts Brisbane.
The program will be held at the State Library of Qld 19-20 October, 2019.

The two day conference for writers, illustrators, tertiary students, teachers and librarians promotes excellence in children’s literature.

Participants will gain an insight into the stories behind some of our best book creators with ties to how literature supports aspects of the Australian Curriculum.

The conference aims to offer quality, affordable workshops and master classes. There will be key panel sessions with editors, agents, authors and illustrators and focused sessions with book creators.

Key presenters are Mark Greenwood, author of the 2019 CBCA Honour Book The Happiness Box, Frané Lessac, Sarah Davis, Lisa Shanahan, Heath McKenzie plus editors from Allen & Unwin, Hardie Grant, Wombat Books and Yellow Brick Books, and literary agents Alex Adsett and Justine Barker.

Saturday 19 October, 9:00 – 4:30 panels and breakout session
Cost: $95 (Book Links and CBCA members) $125 (non-members) includes morning tea and  lunch. Book here:

Sunday 20 October, 10:00 – 4:00 – Masterclass with either Sarah Davis or Lisa Shanahan
Cost: $60 (Book Links and CBCA members) $90 (non-members). Meals not provided.
Book here for Sarah Davis
Book here for Lisa Shanahan

More information about the program and presenters


At the conclusion of the Saturday StoryArts program, Book Links are hosting an afternoon tea and the IBBY AGM where Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac will be giving an address called Books Without Borders.   This is an add-on to StoryArts Brisbane so please book in if you wish to attend.

Cost for Address & Drinks: IBBY Members $5 Non-members $10
Eventbrite Bookings Payment at the door will also be accepted.
IBBY AGM 2019 final flyer (PDF)

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