CYA Conference is pleased to announce the winners for 2018:
Category 3 - Picture Book - Non-Fiction - Primary aged children:
Category 4 - Chapter Book -Younger primary aged children
Category 5 - Chapter Book - Older aged children (Middle Grade)
Category 7 & 8 (Combined) - Graphic Novel or Illustrated Picture Book or Illustrated Middle-grade Novel or Illustrations
There is only one winner taken from ALL sections in Published.
This is the Dog : Off We Go - Maura Finn
Silence in the Library : Bones - Emma Vere-Jones
When I Was Twelve - Katrina Roe
YA Novels & Chapter Books
Mitch & Max - Cate Whittle
The Making of Abby Rhodes - Dee White
The World As We Know It - Gwyneth Jane Page
Illustrations: Illustrated Picture Books.
Clancy’s Bakery – Rebecca Timmis
Silas – Ardis Cheng
Thank you to all the volunteer judges: This is the first year that we have paid our judges a small amount in a sliding scale in exchange for 'money off’ the cost of attending the CYA Conference, but much of their time is still volunteered.
Ally Howard, Ben Long, Cass Webb, Charlotte Barkla, Claire Saxby, Claire Richards, Georgina Moore, Grace Bryant, Heather Gallagher, Heidi Smith, Helene Magisson, Janet Reid, Jason Gent, Jo Antareau, Justine Barker, Kyle Clark, Louise Guy, Lynda Calder, Mia Carr, Michelle Worthington, Natalie Cooke, Natalie Hatch, Nickola Albrecht, Rebecca Timmis, Sharon Giltrow, Shaye Wardrop, Sue-Ellen Pashley and Tina Clark.
Thank you to the Final Editor Judges. It’s a big task to put your own time into this style of judging:
Davina Bell, Younger Readers Senior Editor for Affirm Press.
Donna Rawlins - Senior designer for Walker Books Australia and Black Dog Books
Katrina Lehman - Senior Editor for Penguin Random House
Lisa Berryman, Children’s Publisher at HarperCollins Publishers
Suzanne O’Sullivan , Publisher for Lothian Children’s books, Hachette Australia.
All feedback will be emailed out by 31st August as per the guidelines.
All artwork and final placing for whole categories will be posted by 31st August.
We will be doing a few posts over the next few days - there are photos up on the Facebook page already of the Networking dinner (Thanks to Peter Allert and Steve Howard) and of the day too - and more to follow.