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©2019 by CYA Conference.

CYA All-Stars Writers &
Illustrators Conference
10 - 12 July 2020

TAFE Queensland Brisbane - South Bank Campus, 66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane. 

The All-Stars Conference is the place that brings together learning the craft of writing, illustrating, publishing and beyond.

This conference is a professional development weekend for new and established writers consisting of masterclasses and workshops conducted by published writers, illustrators (Saturday only) and industry professionals.

Catering for writers of Children’s, Young Adult, and Adult literature markets across all genres.

Industry professionals, including editors and agents, and Self Publishing specialists from all over Australia, will be on-site on both days. 

Upcoming Events
2020 CYA All-Stars Conference
Jul 10, 8:00 AM GMT+10 – Jul 12, 5:00 PM GMT+10
TAFE Queensland South Bank campus, 66 Ernest St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
15th annual CYA Conference catering for writers of Children’s, Young Adult, and Adult literature markets across all genres.
2020 Writers at Sea Retreat - departs Brisbane
Nov 16, 11:00 AM – Nov 24, 3:00 PM
Radiance of the Seas, Flare Building, Level 1/39 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007, Australia
The 2020 Writers at Sea Retreat on the Radiance of the Seas will be departing from Brisbane on 16 November 2020 for 8 wonderful nights. a 10% discount is available for 2020 conference attendees. Please email info@cyaconference.com for details.
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Networking Evening


Agents & Editors



Competition Judge

Everything is a

Genre Competition





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