Read Alert - Youth Literature

PLVN: Teens Online

12 November, 2015

Today we had the pleasure of speaking about the way teens connect and create online to the Public Library Victoria Network (PLVN) Children…

The Inky Awards Turn 10! Expressions of Interest now open for flagship ambassador schools

13 October, 2015

In 2016 the Inky Awards turn ten! To celebrate this decade of teen engagement, the Centre for Youth Literature has expanded the scope of the…

Australian Arts Funding Changes: Impact on Youth Literature

18 September, 2015

Recent Federal Budget decisions are beginning to have an impact on Australia’s artistic communities, including the literature sector…

The Dromkeen Medal: Call for Nominations

16 September, 2015

The Dromkeen Medal: Call for Nominations State Library Victoria, home to the Scholastic Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection, is…

Meet the Author: Live Webcasts with ABC Splash

08 September, 2015

The Centre for Youth Literautre has teamed up with ABC Splash to let you chat with some of Australia’s finest authors for young people! The…

Camaraderie, Diversity, Books, Teenagers - Ellie Marney on #YAmatters

11 August, 2015

Ellie Marney, author of the Every series for Young Adults, reflects on the 11th biennial Reading Matters… I’m still a newbie. My first book…

Reading Matters 2015 is hitting the road!

20 May, 2015

For the very first time, Reading Matters  will be travelling to four states as part of our celebration of young adult fiction. We have been…

Remembering Mal Peet

16 March, 2015

The death of Mal Peet has taken from us not only an exceptional writer, but also someone who truly loved life and was loved. Mal Peet was a…

Reading Matters - Program Launch

16 February, 2015

It’s LIVE! The 2015 Reading Matters is out in the world and ready for your eyes. We’re incredible proud of this program which includes…

American Library Association's Youth Media Awards 2015

03 February, 2015

In the early hours of this morning, the American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards recipients. It was a  banner year…

Reading Matters 2015: The Conference

12 November, 2014

Reading Matters is Australia’s leading youth literature conference for professionals and youth literature enthusiasts. Gather to discuss big…

Position Available: Events Officer - Centre for Youth Literature

05 November, 2014

The Centre for Youth Literature is looking for a new team member - might that be you? Events Officer - Centre for Youth Literature Fixed…

2014 Inky Awards - The Winners

21 October, 2014

The Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria today announced the winners of 2014 Inky Awards – Australia’s only national…

2015: The Year Ahead in Youth Literature

13 October, 2014

presents 2015: The Year Ahead In Youth Literature Tuesday 2 December, 6pm – 8:30pm The Courtyard, State Library of Victoria Cost: $18 per…

2014 Inky Awards Celebration

03 October, 2014

inky_2014_440x285hero Date: Tuesday 21 October 2014, 10:00am - 12:30pm Cost: $9.90 (teachers with a group of 10 students will receive one…

The 2014 Inky Awards Shortlist

19 September, 2014

The Inky Awards are for the best new young adult books, as voted for by teen readers. The Centre for Youth Literature is extremely proud to…

Announcing Reading Matters 2015

10 July, 2014

It’s that time again on the youth literature calendar - Reading Matters 2015 is in production! Reading Matters is a national celebration of…

OUT LOUD 2014 – Teen Poetry Slam Competitions (Workshops Available)

26 May, 2014

Out Loud is a teen performance poetry event coordinated by Australian Poetry and has been a massive success at the Melbourne Writers…

The Dromkeen Medal: Call for Nominations

14 May, 2014

The Dromkeen Medal: Call for Nominations The State Library of Victoria, home to the Scholastic Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection, is…

Event: Loyal Creatures with Morris Gleitzman

05 May, 2014

The Centre for Youth Literature and Penguin Teachers’ Academy present Tuesday 10 June, 10am – 11am Wednesday 11 June, 10am - 11am The…