Children’s Writer-in-Residence May 2023 events

Cristy Burne Children’s Writer-in-Residence will be busy in May…

2 May 5-6 PM AEST Author talk at Deakin Warrnambool Campus Library:

During this one-hour talk, Cristy will share her experiences as a children’s author and science communicator, sharing practical advice and tips to aspiring writers who are interested in learning more about what it takes to get published.

8 May,  6:30-7:30 PM AEST Authors in Conversation: Writing with Children

Australian children’s author Cristy Burne works at the intersection of story, science, technology and creativity. A writer of children’s fiction and non-fiction, Cristy has published eleven books. Cristy is the Deakin University/Copyright Agency Cultural Fund 2023 Children’s Writer-in-Residence.

Gabrielle Wang is an author and illustrator born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage. Gabrielle’s stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy. She has written more than twenty books for young readers. Gabrielle is the current Australian Children’s Laureate for 2022 and 2023.

9 May, 4 -5 PM AEST Science and Storytelling with Cristy Burne, Waurn Ponds Library (for children)

Join Cristy Burne for this fast-paced and funny look at how science and innovation can inspire creative writing. STEAM up your imagination with everything from fatbergs to hoverboards.