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Monday 28 June 2010

Event: CYA Later Alligator Conference

The sensational CYA Later, Alligator (Children’s and Young Adult (CYA) Writers & Illustrators Conference) will be held in Brisbane on 4th September 2010 in partnership with the Brisbane Writers Festival.

This conference is aimed at new and established writers and illustrators of children’s and young adult literature. Seminars and master classes will be conducted by Kate Forsyth, Meredith Costain, Anita Bell, Chris Morphew, Prue Masson, Rebecca Johnson, Steve Cole, Gabrielle Wang, Gregory Rogers, Leigh Hobbs, Sandra Temple, Dave Hackett, Emma Mactagget and Industry professional: Helen Bain.

Venue: QUT Creative Industries Precinct, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane

Conference Cost: $195.00 (concessions: $170.00)

Agent/Editor Sessions: $85.00 (no concessions)

This year CYA Later are expanding to include children 8 - 18 years old at a half-day conference. Call 'Hatchlings', this will be held on 5 September 2010. See the website for more.

The conference offers manuscript assessments and pitches will be available with onsite editors, so this is an amazing opportunity to get your work seen.

CYA even runs two wonderful competitions - one for published authors and one for unpublished/aspiring authors - head to the website now to check it out!