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Book Links AGM with guest speaker Pauline McLeod
Description

In this session Pauline McLeod will look at how the publishing industry has managed the COVID-19 situation and what it has meant for children’s books sales globally and locally. She will discuss the Australian Children’s Book Industry best sellers, the Riverbend Books best sellers and what trends are predicted for 2021. At the conclusion of the talk, the Book Links AGM will be held. 

 

Pauline McLeod is the Children's and YA Literature Specialist at Riverbend Books, Bulimba.  A Teacher-Librarian and former English and History teacher, for over a decade Pauline was a co-coordinator of UQ Library's award-winning school outreach program UQL Cyberschool. She holds a Master of Arts in Children's Literature and Graduate Diplomas in Secondary Education and Teacher-Librarianship. She has a special interest in YA fiction and is passionate about promoting and encouraging Australian stories, particularly through working with schools and teacher-librarians. In 2015 Pauline was awarded the ABA Elizabeth Riley Fellowship for Children's Bookselling. Pauline was the Queensland judge for the 2019 Older Reader’s category of the CBCA awards and is a committee member of LoveYA for the Brisbane Writer’s Festival.

 

This is a free event, but donations welcome and are tax deductible.

 

 

Venue

ZOOM Online

Contact Details:

Jenny Stubbs info@booklinks.org.au 0409 266 786