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 that 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 🙂

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 🙂

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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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Hey cHEwY gum gums

I’m back at the Melbourne Writers Festival next week. On the 28th August, I’ll be talking about Super Con-nerd at a Super Nerd session at 10:45am and also joining Gabrielle Williams and Danielle Binks for a discussion about teenage books and social media in hashtags and digital lives. Both sessions are sold out but follow me on Twitter or Instagram for constant updates about both these cool events.

I’m also doing a writing workshop on 29th August too at 10:45am 🙂

O.W

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Thai-riffic! at Seymour Theatre

Thai-riffic! at Seymour Theatre

Hey cHEwY gum gums

Thai-riffic! is moving to Seymour Centre from August 7th-12th. If you come on the 2:30pm session on the 12th, you’ll join me for a Q and A session afterwards with the cast and crew (pictured during rehearsal time hehe). Tickets are 29 bucks and are available on their website.

 

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