It’s that time again on the youth literature calendar – Reading Matters 2015 is in production!
Reading Matters is a national celebration of youth literature taking the audience on a journey into fiction, graphic novels, poetry, gaming and prose.
Dates: 28 May – 2 June 2015 in Melbourne; then touring.
There are six key components to Reading Matters 2015:
- National conference for youth literature professionals and advocates.
- Publishing Expo, pop-up bookshop and author signings.
- Schools program in Melbourne.
- Public events program in Melbourne.
- Victorian tour: regional public, schools and professional events.
- National tour: regional QLD, TAS & SA (tbc).
Reading Matters is a unique opportunity for youth literature fans and professionals to gather to discuss big issues, trends, and celebrate new and established young adult writers. Our audience is the most important element of the program and we want to hear from you.
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