Children’s & Young Adult Literature Festival
7th Children’s Literature from Australia, New Zealand and Beyond
Saturday 30 June, 2012
The flagship festival of the NSW Writers’ Centre was held on Saturday 30 June.
A day of discussion, panels, networking, industry insights curated by Susanne Gervay, the 2012 Festival showcased Australian and international writers, illustrators, publishers and agents including Sally Murphy, multi-award winning author of Pearl Versus the World and Toppling; Corinne Fenton, one of Australia’s best picture book authors; Pamela Rushby, award winning author of The Horses Didn’t Come Home; and Nina Rycroft, illustrator of the acclaimed Ballroom Bonanza. The the keynote address “What the world is publishing”, was delivered by Jill Corcoran, literary agent with the Herman Agency in New York. Joining our writers and illustrators were representatives from ABC Books, Five Mile Press, HarperCollins, Random House and Walker Books
A full Festival program can be downloaded from here