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Let’s face it, we’re all pretty happy to be heading into the easter long weekend. Don’t even bother trying to deny it, because we all know it’s true.
But some of our speakers are especially happy because they’re hopping off with more than just chocolate! An astounding number of our speakers have been shortlisted for this years CBCA Book of the year. You can read the full list here, but in the meantime a huge shout out to the following Booked Out speakers.
Our booking agents will be hard at work throughout the holidays so get your requests in if you would like to make a booking with any of these talented writers.
Michael Gerard Bauer – Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel
Scot Gardner – The Dead I Know
Robert Newton – When We Were Two
Kate Constable – Crow Country
Jackie French – Nanberry: Black Brother White
Ill. Lucia Masciullo – Come Down, Cat!
Elizabeth Honey – That’s Not a Daffodil!
Text. Glenda Millard – For All Creatures
Text. Jackie French – Flood
But wait! They’re not the only talents who have been in the awards lists lately. The lovely Meg Mundell and Max Barry appeared in the list of finalists for the recent Aurealis Awards. The winners will be announced later this year.
So congratulations to all of these talented writers and what a great list of books to choose from for Easter reading. We look forward to reading them all, and toasting the winners later this year!