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Writers Weekend

Fantasy Fanatics

With Tamara Moss & Meg Caddy

Fantasy Fanatics Sun 25 Feb Education Centre, State Library of Western Australia $24
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Sun 25 Feb at Education Centre, State Library of Western Australia, from $24

Presented in association with Writing WA

Dive into the imaginative realms of middle grade/YA fantasy authors Tamara Moss (Lintang and the Pirate Queen) and Meg Caddy (Slipping the Noose) as they discuss how they bring their worlds and characters to life to empower and entertain younger readers. This panel session will be facilitated by Bianca Breen.

Meg Caddy

Meg is a full-time nerd. Their fantasy novel Waer was shortlisted for the 2013 Text Prize and the 2017 CBCA Book of the Year Award, and their historical fiction Devil’s Ballast was shortlisted for the 2020 Readings YA Book Prize. They are currently undertaking a PhD in queer fiction. Meg lives with three horrible cats and one very small human named Peter.

 

Tamara Moss

Tamara is the West Australian author of the children's series beginning with Lintang and the Pirate Queen, which was a Notable in the Children’s Book Council of Australia awards, shortlisted for the Readings Children’s Book Prize and received a starred review from the School Library Journal. She also writes adult crime and thrillers under the name Tamara M Bailey.

 

Bianca Breen

Bianca is an emerging children's and YA author. She holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Writing) from La Trobe University and works at The Literature Centre in Fremantle. She founded YA for WA in 2021 as a way to bring readers and writers of YA literature in WA together. Her short works have been published in anthologies and online and she has received several writing awards and residencies.

Time & Location

Sun 25 Feb

10am Education Centre, State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis St, Northbridge / Yandilup

Duration

45mins

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    • Suggested price: $24
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