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Exciting Conference and Scholarship News - Celebrate Reading with us in October!

Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Clarke


NEW CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS JUST ANNOUNCED! - Early Career Teachers take a look at this flyer - enter to win!

Scholarship includes full registration for two days plus an amazing book pack!  Winners to arrange own transport and accommodation if required.

Win a Scholarship to attend 2018 Celebrate Reading National Conference

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Are you after a richly rewarding, inspiring and fun experience for your next Professional Learning?  Look no further than our 2018 Conference in Fremantle, WA! 

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.

Our fabulous line-up of Australian authors presenting over two exciting days includes:

Cath Crowley (VIC)

Will Kostakis (NSW)

Jay Kristoff (VIC)

Jaclyn Moriarty (NSW)

Brendan Ritchie (WA)

James Roy (NSW)

Jared Thomas (SA)

Fiona Wood (VIC)* 

Claire Zorn (NSW)

See our NEW DOUBLE-SIDED Flyer below with further presenting author and registration details with a link to Eventbrite.
The exciting PROGRAMME filled with intense solo’s and lively panel discussions will be released in the coming weeks.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Enjoy two days of learning, inspiration and laughs in a festival-like atmosphere at The Literature Centre, uniquely located in the Old Fremantle Prison corner Hampton Road and Knutsford Street.
Registration includes gourmet lunches, tea breaks and sundowner drinks and canapes each night.  
Plus, with our Conference you’ll have the chance to:
- Enjoy all solos and panel discussions - no concurrent sessions
- View stunning picture book exhibitions of original artwork, including Shaun Tan's new book Cicada, and purchase art and prints for sale.
- Have ample book signing opportunities across each day with all presenters
- Browse in two bookshops featuring all Australian books and presenting author books.
- Receive surprise gifts throughout the Conference and be in the running for great prizes!
We again wish to thank key sponsors of our Conference, The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund

Remember, register now to secure your place! 

BOOK NOW ON EVENTBRITE.

2018 Celebrate Reading National Conference Flyer

*Presenting Author UpdateRegrettably, Alice Pung has had to withdraw from the Conference this year for personal reasons.  We wish her well.  We are delighted to welcome Fiona Wood to our presenter line-up for 2018.