Read Alert - Youth Literature

2017 Inky Awards - Get involved!

03 October, 2016

All about the annual awards for youth literature – as chosen by teens: The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with…

Comics 101: reading graphic narratives

26 September, 2016

Previously: Comics 101: a brief history Diagram: Key: A (pink) - panel, B (lilac) - borderless panel, purple - gutters, green -tier Comics…

Comics 101: a brief history

19 September, 2016

Previously: The rise of comics and graphic novels(http://readalert.blogs.slv.vic.gov.au/2016/09/12/the-rise-of-comics-and-graphic-novels/#.V…

The rise of comics and graphic novels

11 September, 2016

Previously: Celebrating graphic novels (1/5) Using pictures to tell stories is nothing new, but comics and graphic novels are only recently…

Celebrating Graphic Novels

05 September, 2016

It’s been a little while since free comic book day but that’s certainly no reason to stop celebrating comics and graphic novels! So the…

Presenting the 2016 Inky Awards shortlist

15 August, 2016

The Inky Awards are for the best new young adult books, chosen by teens for teens. The Centre for Youth Literature celebrates ten years of…

The Centre welcomes Bec Anthony

27 July, 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Anthony who will be joining the team as the Centre for Youth Literature’s Learning…

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: classroom applications

20 July, 2016

![ozJpIBL-bdo.showposterhq](images/ozJpIBL-bdo.showposterhq.jpg)Previously: Adaptation(http://readalert.blogs.slv.vic.gov.au/2016/07/19/the…

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: adaptation

18 July, 2016

Previously: Audience Connection(http://readalert.blogs.slv.vic.gov.au/2016/07/14/the-lizzie-bennet-diaries-audience-connection/#.V4btPl96Uk…

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: audience connection

13 July, 2016

Previously: Transmedia (3/6) From the outset, the minds behind the Lizzie Bennet Diaries sought to create and support rich engagement and…

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: transmedia

11 July, 2016

Previously - Context (2/6) The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is a perfect example of highly successful transmedia. A series of web tools that…

The Centre welcomes Rebecca Henson

06 July, 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Henson to the position of Reading and Literacy Development Manager, responsible for…

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: context

06 July, 2016

Previously - 1: An introduction (1/6) The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (LBD) launched on Youtube in April of 2012 in twice-weekly instalments, each…

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: something old, something new

04 July, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that every person in the English speaking world has been exposed to some version of Jane Austen’s…

So long, and thanks for all the fish

16 May, 2016

I’m sad to announce I’ll soon be leaving the Centre for Youth Literature, with my last day here being Friday 20 May. It has been an honour…

OzYA Shakespeare's Way

22 April, 2016

Today marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. If you’d like to commemorate the bard with a YA twist, here’s a few adaptations…

Position Available: Reading and Literacy Development Manager

20 April, 2016

For all who are interested: Reading and Literacy Development Manager Full-time Ongoing VPS 5 - salary circa $86,493 per annum…

Inky Awards Ambassadors and Resource Kits

21 March, 2016

2016 marks a decade of the Inky Awards. The Awards, which recognise high-quality young adult literature, are judged entirely by teen readers…

Farewell Anna!

15 March, 2016

It is with a mixture of sadness and happiness (for her!) that we advise that Anna Burkey has joined the Arts Centre as their new Head of…

#LoveOzYA newsletters

19 November, 2015

An easy way to keep up with all the latest Australian young adult releases is to subscribe to the publishers’ newsletters. It’s an easy…