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Apr 28,2017
Jay Kristoff interview

Jay Kristoff is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Lotus War, The Illuminae Files and The Nevernight Chronicle. Jay won the 2016 Gold Inky with Amie Kaufman for Illuminae. He is 42 Australian editions of Gemina tall, enjoys killing IRL readers in his books, and doesn’t believe in happy endings.

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Apr 27,2017
Nevo Zisin interview

Nevo Zisin is an activist, student, writer and public speaker with a focus on issues surrounding gender, sex and sexuality. Nevo works as a youth leader for children, running programs and workshops in schools. Finding Nevo is their first book and it is an autobiography about gender and everything that comes with it. They will be appearing at the Reading Matters conference in June. Click here to book your tickets now!

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Apr 26,2017
Rachael Craw interview

Rachael Craw is the award-winning author of the YA spec-fic trilogy SparkStray and Shield, with book one recently optioned for the big screen by Miss Conception Films. Rachael will be appearing at the Reading Matters conference from 1-7 of June, including two events at the Reading Matters public day on Sunday 4 June: ‘Speculative Fiction’ with Mariko Tamaki and Jay Kristoff, and ‘Publishing 101’ with Jennifer Niven and Shivaun Plozza.

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Apr 21,2017
Alison Evans interview

Alison Evans’ work has been published in various Australian and international journals, magazines and zines. They are the co-editor of Concrete Queers, a zine about fun queer stuff created by fun queer people. Alison has also published three books, of which Ida is their latest release. They will be appearing at the Reading Matters conference in June. Click here to book your tickets now!

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Apr 19,2017
Mariko Tamaki interview

Mariko Tamaki is an award-winning Canadian writer best known for her graphic novels Skim and This One Summer, with Jillian Tamaki. Her most recent YA prose novel is the wonderful Saving Montgomery Sole. Mariko will be appearing at the Reading Matters conference from 1-7 of June, including two events at the Reading Matters public day on Sunday 4 June: ‘Speculative Fiction’ with Rachael Craw and Jay Kristoff, and a free writing workshop for under 20s, ‘Comics!’.

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Apr 07,2017
Shivaun Plozza interview

Shivaun Plozza is the author of Frankie, a 2017 CBCA shortlist and – more importantly – 2017 Inky Awards longlist title. Shivaun will be appearing at the Reading Matters conference from 1-7 June, including two events at the Reading Matters public day on Sunday 4 June: ‘Publishing 101’ with Rachael Craw and Jennifer Niven, and a free youth writing workshop, ‘Finding Your Voice’. Click here to book your tickets now!

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