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About StoryArts Brisbane



Book Links StoryArts Brisbane (BSAB) has been postponed from 16 – 17 October 2021 to 22-23 October 2022. It will be held at The State Library of Queensland.

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

Primary and Middle Years teachers 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 festival aims to offer quality, affordable workshops and master classes and the opportunity to obtain feedback on pitches, manuscripts and portfolios. There will be key panel sessions with editors, agent, authors and illustrators and focused sessions with book creators.

Confirmed presenters are:  Clair Hume (UQP), Marisa Pintado (Hardie Grant), Davina Bell (Allen & Unwin), Cheryl Bullow (The School Magazine),Alex Adsett  (Literary agent), Sean Williams, Freya Blackwood, Rhiannon Wilde, Dr Robyn Sheahan Bright (Chair)


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The inaugural Book Links StoryArts Brisbane was held 19-20 October, 2019.
Over one hundred people attended across the two days.


This program is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.


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