Con-nerd on Penguin Kids TV

Con-nerd’s featured on the latest Penguins Kids TV episode on their Youtube Channel. You can check it out and prepare for my own take-over episode where I invade the Penguin offices! Here’s a sneak peek 🙂

Reading Matters Conference

The Con-nerd launch tour will begin this week when I hit Melbourne for the Reading Matters conference at the VIC State Library this week. I’ll be speaking at the Primary Youth Day on Thursday 26th alongside Rebecca Stead, Richard Newsome...

Thanks Sheldon College!

To all my cHEwY gum gums that I met at Sheldon College, I had such a great day! You are all talented writers with loads of random and creative ideas, keep writing those humourous stories and tickle those funny bones. And yes, pineapples and...

Reading Matters Conference

I’m going down to Melbourne for the Reading Matters conference, on 27th-28th May 2011. It’s going to be a stellar event with many authors such as Cassandra Clare and Melina Marchetta. I’m also going to be doing some sessions for...

Voices on the Coast festival

I’m part of this year’s Voices on the Coast festival on June 6th and 7th. I’ll be doing some cHEwY talks for primary and secondary kids. Check out their program here. I can’t wait to spread the joy and fun of crazy...

Newington Literary Festival

I’m having a lot of fun at the 5th Newington Literary Festival, doing a range of talks and workshops for Year 7 and 8 kids. It’s on from the 30th of March to the 1st of April. Check out their website for a chance to see some authors...

Asian Literature PD day

On the 22nd of February, I’ll be attending a PD day for teachers called ‘Book it’ in Victoria, exploring the power of Asian Literatures to promote cultural understanding. I’ll be giving a keynote address and conducting a...