The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

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AGM Elects new Executive and Committee

Congratulations to our new CBCA Tasmania Executive and Committee members. Your new Executive is:
President - Leanne Rands
Vice President -
Secretary - Pennii Purton
Treasurer and Merchandise Officer - Felicity Sly

We welcome enquiries. Please go to our contacts page.

Membership for 2019

Early membership for 2019 includes the remainder of 2018. Join or renew now to support the volunteer operations of CBCA Tas branch.

Personal or institution membership forms can be accessed here.

Announcement of the Notable and Shortlists for the Book of the Year Awards

Notables: Feb 26, 2019 7pm

Short List: Mar 26, 2019  Noon

Winner and Honour Books: August 16, 2019 Noon

Latest news (please scroll)

Posted Sunday, 14 October 2018

From the blog: Find Your Treasure - Christina Booth

This week Christina Booth discusses her career as a writer and illustrator with particular reference to the busy-ness of Book Week and how she refers to her own special creative journey to ‘Find her Treasure’- ‘I started with some stories of my stolen beginnings…’

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Posted Sunday, 7 October 2018

From the blog: Words by the Riverside: Some thoughts on The Tamar Valley Writers Festival

Lyndon Riggall shares a smattering of some of the smorgasbord of delights at this year’s festival. I too was fortunate to be in the audience of these sessions and also witnessed the masterful leadership of the panel discussions that Lyndon chaired – he certainly made the panelists dig deep into their inspirational centres to share amazing personal stories, anecdotes and insights.

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Posted Monday, 1 October 2018

Creative Networking with the Hobart CWIlls

Discover a wonderful informal group of authors, illustrators, and those testing the waters in this creative field, that gather in Hobart. It is wonderful to see such a vibrant network of Tasmanian creators that enrich the children’s and young adult publishing palette. Read on and learn about the vibrant Hobart Children’s Writers and Illustrators (CWIlls). Read on and learn about the vibrant Hobart Children’s Writers and Illustrators

Posted Monday, 24 September 2018

From the blog: Shine Mountain Gleams in the Limelight

Book launches are special – a magical way to gain insights into a book through the eyes of another. This week, Patsy Jones shares her recent Hobart book launch experience for Julie Hunt’s much anticipated Shine Mountain – and exposes a little bit of herself and of the book launcher as well. Post

Posted Sunday, 16 September 2018

From the blog: Wonderous Wonderland

With a bit of meandering at the start, Jennie shares her recent visit to Wonderland, Alice’s magical world in the heart of Melbourne.

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Events calendar

CBCA Tasmanian Branch Inc AGM

Hadley's Hotel, Saturday October 27 at 10:30 am

More information: tas@cbca.org.au

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