Online Every Weekend in July
CYA All Stars Conference
for writers and illustrators of children's, young adult and adult stories,
is all about learning the craft of writing, illustrating, publishing and beyond.
From children’s board books to fiction novels for adults, CYA provides professional development sessions for new and established writers and illustrators across all writing genres with sessions designed to help improve your craft of storytelling and help you progress in your journey to publication.
The 2021 conference runs online every weekend in July with masterclasses, workshops, bootcamps and assessments sessions conducted by Australian and International published writers, editors, agents, illustrators, and industry professionals.
The masterclasses and workshops will be available to rewatch for one week after they are presented.
Other Upcoming Events
Writers at Sea
Cairns 2-10 November
While we still can't head out to sea, we can head to Northern Queensland and enjoy the sunshine and sea in between multiple writing workshops, group discussions and group writing sessions with fellow writers in Cairns.
The perfect retreat to inspire creativity and rejuvenate your spirit. Ideal for writers of any genre and experience.
2021 Competitions Close 04 April AEST
ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT
We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with The Illustration Station to bring you The Illustration Station and CYA Conference Award 2021, opening February 1, with judges from Scholastic Australia!
Check out their fabulous new site where you will find out all the details including the bigger than ever prizes.
A huge thank you to Tina, Heidi, and the teams who have been working so hard behind the scenes to make this happen.