Romancing the Stars Online - SC 2020
20 August 2020
Romancing the Stars Online is a chance to discover what books our local authors and illustrators have been creating for children and young adults in the past year. Each creator will give a short introduction to their latest publication. You have a chance to get inside information about the creation of the books and make contact with potential presenters for your school or library. There will be a question time after each round. A Book Links/Voices on the Coast free event. Free. 20 Aug, 6:45pm
Young writers workshop with Brian Falkner
23 August 2020
Are you aged between 8 and 13 and love to write. Then come on a journey of fun and discovery, learning how to create, develop and write awesome stories with Brian Falkner on Sunday 23 August, 11:00 am -12:30pm, $10 members, $15 non-members
Lucia Masciullo Young Illustrators Workshop
23 August 2020
Do you have a wild imagination and love for strange creatures? Then this fun workshop is for you! Together with award winning illustrator Lucia Masciullo you are going to design your own creature and finish it with a unique watercolour and collage technique. Sunday 23 August, 1:00-2:30pm, $10 members, $15 non-members |
Book Links Mentorship 2020
30 August 2020
c/- Queensland Writers Centre
Level 2, State Library of Qld, Stanley Place, Soth Brisbane Qld 4101
This mentorship is open only to Book Links members. Applicants are invited to submit a synopsis and the first two chapters or first 6000 words, of a work of fiction for either junior or YA readers, or 2 picture book manuscripts. The mentorship will provide the winner with the opportunity to develop their early draft manuscript to a publishable standard with professional mentor Robyn Sheahan Bright. Deadline for submission is 30 August 2020
Danny Parker Workshop - Write Links
5 September 2020
‘Little Stories About Big Things’ Workshop with Danny Parker. It is something of a truism that you never know where an idea will strike, but being alert and awake for when they do is a challenge in itself. Join Danny as we chase an idea around the room to see if it is strong enough to stand on its own two feet... 5 September, 12:30 - 2:00 pm Members $15, non-members $25
Story Links Short Stories - Australia Reads
1 November 2020
During this session we will have guest readers presenting winning stories from the Story Links short story writing competition. The stories will be written by children from Grades 4 - 6.
2020 Book Links Membership
30 November 2020
Book Links (QLD) Inc.
c/o Queensland Writers Centre, PO BOX 3488, SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101
Join, or renew your membership for, Book Links - the Centre for Children's Literature to support our work, receive discounts at local book shops, discounts on event tickets, receive the latest news on what's happening in Qld Children's Literature and find out more about our resources and programs. Join Book Links (QLD)! This is an annual membership that runs from January to December.
The Narelle Oliver Lecture with the Children's Laureate
19 May 2021
St Aidan's Anglican Girls School
11 Ruthven Street, Corinda Qld 4075
The 2020 - 2021 Australian Children's Laureate, Ursula Dubosarsky will address the topic, The Library's Child: Read For Your Life. Members of Book Links $25, non-members $30 Food and drink provided. Wednesday 19 May, 2021, St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda, 6:00pm for refreshments, 7:00 lecture starts. This lecture is aimed at teachers, teacher-librarians, librarians, parents and any adults with an interest in Children's Literature.