Sharjah Childrens Reading Festival, 22-28th April

Sharjah Childrens Reading Festival, 22-28th April

I’ll be visiting my cHEwY gum gums in the UAE in a few weeks time, in the Sharjah Childrens Reading Festival. I’ll be hosting some interactive storytelling sessions, as well as some creative writing workshops too. It’s going to be a whole lot of fun, and I’ll be joining an impressive list of international authors and illustrators. Stay tuned for updates on either Instagram or my blog ๐Ÿ™‚

O.W

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Christmas Press Anthology!

Christmas Press Anthology!

Hey cHEwY gum gums

It’s been awhile since I’ve been in an anthology, so I’m thrilled to be a part of The Christmas Press’ annual anthology, due out later this year. Can’t wait to show you the fab illustrations that will accompany my story. In the meantime, you can check out their website for more info about their other works.

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The Other Christy shortlisted for Adelaide Festival Awards 2018

The Other Christy shortlisted for Adelaide Festival Awards 2018

Happy New Year cHEwY gum gums

I got a nice surprise when I found out thatย The Other Christy has been shortlisted for the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature in the children’s category. It’s an honour to join a stellar list, which include…

Rockhopping (Trace Balla, A&U)
Dragonfly Song (Wendy Orr, A&U)
The Fall (Tristan Bancks, Random House)
How to Bee (Bren MacDibble, A&U)
Sister Heart (Sally Morgan, Fremantle Press)
The Other Christy (Oliver Phommavanh, Penguin)

The award winners are announced on March 3rd as part of the Writers Week in Adelaide. Fingers crossed ๐Ÿ™‚

O.W

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a cHEwY Christmas and Gummy New Year!

a cHEwY Christmas and Gummy New Year!

Hey cHEwY gum gums

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year ๐Ÿ™‚

I’m going to America for Christmas and New Years…it’ll be mostly for burgers haha. Follow me on Instagram @oliverwinfree (or check out the tab over there) for the burger glories!

It’s been a fantastic 2017 and I’m pumped for 2018. There are a few festivals and events lined up…stay tuned for news haha

O.W

 

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BBWF Storyboard sessions

BBWF Storyboard sessions

Hi cHEwY gum gums

I’ll be around Bryon Bay next week for a few days as part of the Bryon Bay Writers Festival’s Storyboard sessions. I’m joined by fellow PRH author Belinda Murrell, and we’re going to rock a few schools around the area hehe. Should be a lot of fun!

 

 

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Penrith REAL Festival, 4th November

Penrith REAL Festival, 4th November

Calling all my Penrith cHEwY gum gums! I’ll be a part of the REAL Festival at Penrith on the 4th of November, doing an author talk about Super Con-nerd and also an interactive build your own story session too! All details at their website

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