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26 August sessions

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Date of event: 26th August 2008

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Join Robert Muchamore and hear how he became a writer. SOLD OUT

John Marsden will discuss his writing – SOLD OUT.

Join John Marsden, Margo Lanagan and Lili Wilkinson as they speak about the books they’ve loved over the years.
Larissa Behrendt felt impassioned to write Home after reading the heartbreaking oral histories in the Bringing Them Home report.
Margo Lanagan and Penni Russon discuss whether fantasy writers avoid reality, or confront it more directly.
Join John Flanagan in this lively discussion about his books and writing.
Join Joseph Delaney in this lively discussion about his books and writing.
Join Tracie Morris and Adam Ford, as they discuss how poetry and performance can be the most direct form of communication.
Rachel Cohn (USA) lives in Manhattan and writes funny, funky, hip YA fiction.
Join David Metzenthen and Richard Plunkett as they explore different approaches to writing about war.
Robert Drewe and John Armstrong will discuss ‘whose reality?’ from a range of perspectives.

Sally Rippin will take students through the process of creating a picture book from manuscript to publication.
This session will give students an insight into some of Elizabeth Fensham’s favourite writing tricks.
Danny Katz will inspire kids to dig into their own school-yard experiences and create their own funny stories and characters.
The Student Label Project gives 24 students the chance to talk, think and write about the art in the gallery’s Australian collection.
A glimpse of what it was, and what it is, with Judith Buckrich