Celebrate Reading National Conference 2021

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Corner Hampton Rd and Knutsford St

Fremantle, WA 6160

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It's back! Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults is on 29-30 October, 2021

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LATEST NEWS!

See our Revised Hybrid 2021 Conference Program Flyer, which includes live zoomed sessions by interstate presenters unable to travel to WA, and with local author, Rebecca Higgie, joining us for two panels. A host of local guest facilitators will also join us on stage. Download Program HERE

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Following the cancellation of our Conference in October 2020 due to COVID-19, we were THRILLED to reschedule for 29-30 October, 2021.

Experience two days of inspiration and insights into quality Australian Literature at the 'Celebrate Reading National Conference', held in Fremantle, Western Australia. Program focus is on quality Australian Young Adult Literature. 

The Conference suits teachers, librarians, writers and literature enthusiasts. See our promotional flyer HERE

OUR NINE PRESENTING AUTHORS!

Alice Pung (VIC), Karen Foxlee (QLD), Ellie Marney (VIC), Barry Jonsberg (NT), Michael Pryor (VIC), Meg Caddy (WA), Tristan Bancks (VIC), Michael Gerard Bauer (QLD) and Holden Sheppard (WA). 

Plus, three special guests Yuot A Alaak , Sophie McNeill and Rebecca Higgie

Celebrate Reading offers an atmosphere and venue like no other. Delegates will enjoy:

  • All panel discussions and keynotes - no concurrent sessions.
  • Engrossing sessions on key issues in Australian Young Adult Literature.
  • A deeper understanding of contemporary Australian fiction and the context of each other's work.
  • Insights into the creative process behind quality Australian books.
  • Generous delegate bag and automatic entry into all prize draws.
  • Superbly curated exhibitions of original artwork.
  • Ample book signing opportunities.
  • Registration includes two full days of sessions and all tea breaks, lunches and Sundowner drinks and nibbles.

TIMING

Day 1 sessions commence 9am to 5pm, with Sundowner drinks until 6pm. 

Day 2 sessions commence 9am to 4pm, with Sundowner drinks until 6pm.

OPTIONAL PARKING

A limited number of optional on-site parking spaces are available at $25 per car.  Please ensure you select parking at the time of booking to enable the $25 fee to be applied to your registration.  When the limit is reached, parking will not longer be available as an option.

PAYMENT OPTIONS 

EFT, Cheque or Credit Card.

  • Electronic Funds Transfers - to our Celebrate Reading account. Westpac Bank BSB: 036-306. Account Number: 463774. Account Name: The Literature Centre Inc. t/as Celebrate Reading. Please quote the Eventbrite Invoice Number in the payee’s details. For multiple registrations quote the first delegate’s Eventbrite Invoice Number.
  • Cheque - please make your cheque payable to The Literature Centre Inc. PO Box 109, Fremantle WA 6959 
  • Credit Card - on-line via Eventbrite.

REFUND POLICY

Cancellations received in writing by Friday 24 September, 2021 will be eligible for a refund less an administration fee of $100 per delegate. No refund for cancellations received after this date, however, a transfer of name is encouraged. Delegate registrations are transferable up to the event so long as the change of name details are advised in writing to The Literature Centre by Friday 22 October, 2021 (one week before the event).

Find out more about The Literature Centre at www.thelitcentre.org.au

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The Literature Centre

Corner Hampton Rd and Knutsford St

Fremantle, WA 6160

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Organiser The Literature Centre

Organiser of Celebrate Reading National Conference 2021

The Literature Centre is a not-for-profit organisation operating since 1993.

The Centre provides quality student workshops and writing programmes across Western Australia, inspires teachers through professional learning, and supports Australia’s talented Authors and Illustrators of literature for children and young adults. 

Venue Address: Old Fremantle Prison Hospital, Corner Knutsford Street and Hampton Road, Fremantle WA 6160

Telephone: +61 8 9430 6869

Email: info@thelitcentre.org.au

Website: www.thelitcentre.org.au   

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