top of page
13th Annual CYA Conference
07 July 2018

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

The 13th CYA Conference was held on 7th July 2018 


Master classes and workshops were conducted by published writers, illustrators and industry professionals.


Our CYA success stories once again showcased that CYA Conference is making a difference in aspiring authors and illustrators in helping them on their road to publication: Catherine PelosiCherri RyanEmma MiddletonMaura FinnKellie ByrnesMatt B Lewis and Taryn Bashford.


On-site professionals included editors and agents, from all over Australia, including industry professionals and Self Publishing. 


2018 included an inaugural Market Place where attendees could get a new professional headshot taken by YourPhotographer, spend some one-on-one time with IngramSpark, and meet with Tadaa Children's Booksmiths.



Terms and Conditions of Conference 

CYA 2018

While every care is taken in confirming this program, it is subject to change without notice if circumstances beyond our control dictate.



Please note that there are a few changes in the booking process this year.

  • You book and pay with Paypal.

  • Then you go and select your sessions, only after you have a conference number emailed to you. (Then you get an email back - confirming these sessions.)


This year we have a few people on site who could be of benefit to an author/illustrator - industry professional. 

Watch this space as we will be adding more as the day gets closer.


Join our mailing list to be notified of further names to be released.​​

Your Photographer
Market Place
bottom of page