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Celebrate Reading National Conference

Event date 27/00/2017

What an amazing 2 days we had at our recent 2017 Celebrate Reading National Conference, held here at The Literature Centre.  Thanks to all delegates, presenters, volunteers, staff and board members who shared in such a richly rewarding, inspiring and fun experience.  We're collating all your feedback now.

We also wish to thank key sponsors of our Conference in 2017, The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund

Our 2018 Conference line-up has been announced!  Please send your details to us to join our 'expression of interest' email list ready for when our 2018 Conference Registrations begin.  

Email: celebratereading@thelitcentre.org.au.

Our 7th annual Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults will be held from Friday 26 October to Saturday 27 October, 2018.  There will be a secondary school focus.

For 2018, our fabulous line-up of Australian authors presenting over two inspiring days includes:

Cath Crowley

Will Kostakis

Jay Kristoff 

Jaclyn Moriarty

Claire Zorn

Jared Thomas

James Roy

Brendan Ritchie

Alice Pung

See our attached Flyer below.  Stay tuned for more details! 

2018 Celebrate Reading Conference Flyer

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  • Conf Sundowner smiles on sunny verandah w Paula 31 Oct 14_low res.jpg
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  • Sacha MC of Conference Oct 2015_low res.jpg
  • Art Sales w Marg and Kath Day 2 Conference Oct 2015_low res.jpg
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  • 2017 Conference Presenters with Lesley Sacha Oct 2017.jpg
  • Meg and James and delegates on break 2017 Conference.jpg
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  • Volunteers posing around table of sweets! 2017.jpg
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