CBCA Junior Masterclass

Hey cHEwY gum gums in Sydney, I’ll be running a whole day writing masterclass at the State Library on May 20th. Proudly presented by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, it’s going to be a hoot as I dish out the secrets of...

Auckland Writers Festival

Hey cHEwY gum gums in New Zealand, I’m headed over for the Auckland Writers Festival  this week. I’m doing talks about Punchlines and a workshop for secondary students. But I’ll also be doing other random things and meeting...

Sydney Comedy Festival 2013

Hey cHEwY gum gums and Punchlines fans! I’ll be performing at the Sydney Comedy Festival this year in May. Firstly, I’m supporting Michele Lim in her Limsanity and the Mayor of Easy St show on May 7th. I’m also part of the...

Newington Literary Festival

Hey cHEwY gum gums, I’m coming back to Newington for their literary festival this week, 20-22nd March. I’ll be speaking to kids from grades 5 all the way to 11, so I’ll be spreading the love along with other cool authors like...

Thailand tour

Happy New Year everyone! I’ll be off to Thailand in March to visit some international schools, Thai-riffic! comes full circle! It’s my first international trip for my books so I’m thrilled to be flying the cHEwY flag...

Books in Homes Assembly

I’m grateful to be involved with Books in Homes, who empower kids with books. Awesome! I’ll be at John Warby Public School on December 6th for a special assembly where I’ll be handling out books and talking about my own...

May Gibbs Fellowship Part 2

Hey cHEwY gum gums, I’ll be heading to Norwood in SA once more to complete my May Gibbs Creative Fellowship. I’ll mostly be working on my upcoming book, Bookish, but also find time to do a few library visits, attend the May Gibbs BBQ...

Thai-no-mite Book Launch!

I’m having a launch for my long awaited sequel to Thai-riffic! Thai-no-mite will explode onto Kinokuniya in Sydney on October 6th, 2pm. Actress, Writer and former Play School presenter Joy Hopwood will launch the book for me. If...