Kristina Schulz

Kristina Schulz has worked as an editor and publisher for over twenty years in Brisbane, Sydney, New York and London. Most recently she was the Children’s and Young Adult Publisher at the University of Queensland Press (UQP). 


Kristina has spoken at writers’ festivals and conferences, contributed to industry boards and panels, judged writers’ prizes, and has helped authors and illustrators at pitching sessions and with manuscript feedback, structural work, editing and mentoring. She loves working with Australian voices and is always drawn to books with strong themes and stories with heart. She is passionate about getting books into the hands of readers and would love to see a teacher librarian in every school around the country. 

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Kristina Schulz

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 3:15:00 am UTC


Getting ready to be an author

Attending CYA is a great first step to becoming an author, but what’s next? Do you need a website? How do you make contact with publishers and agents? Are there any tips for getting published? How polished does your work need to be? This session will help you prepare as you get ready to become an author.