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Programme - Storylines National Children's Writers and Illustrators' Hui 2017

Friday 6 October 2017

Registration from 12.00 pm

12.30pm
Greetings
Dr Libby Limbrick, chair of Storylines Trust and Leonie Agnew, chair of the 2017 Storylines Hui Planning Group
1pm
Keynote Speaker
Tessa Duder – The rise and rise of children’s publishing in New Zealand
2pm
Panel discussion
On sourcing support for writers and illustrators
Representatives from Creative NZ, NZ Book Council, Storylines Children’s Literature Trust, New Zealand Society of Authors
3pm
Afternoon tea
3.30pm
Workshop: Great ideas and writing texts for picture books
Kyle Mewburn
Workshop: Writing children’s fiction
Stacy Gregg

 
Workshop: Illustrating children’s picture books
Donovan Bixley
5pm
Special event – to be announced
6.30pm
Free time for dinner groups

Saturday 7 October 2017

9am
Keynote speaker: Making it internationally
Brian Falkner
10am
Morning Tea
10.30am
Workshop: The challenges of self-publishing
David Riley
Workshop: Writing 101 for newcomers to writing & publishing
Melinda Szymanik
Workshop: The craft of writing fiction for children and young adults
Kate De Goldi
Workshop: On illustrating children’s books
Gavin Bishop
12pm
Lunch
1pm
Five-minute Pitch: slam sessions to publishers
Confirmed so far: Scholastic, Upstart Press, Huia Publishing, Oratia Publishing, Duck Creek Press, One Tree House
Panel discussion: ‘Oh the places you’ll go!’ Opportunities for authors in the market place.
Representatives from FABO, NZ Read Aloud, Hooked on Books, Storylines
3pm
Afternoon tea

3.30pm

Leading lights: Kaumatua discuss current and future children’s and YA publishing
Gavin Bishop, David Elliot, Janice Marriott, Tessa Duder, David Hill, Joy Cowley

5pm

Break

Sunday 8 October

9am
Keynote Speaker: The wonders of the blunders
David Hill

10am

Morning tea

10.30am

Workshop: The craft of writing picture books
Joy Cowley

Workshop: The craft of writing fiction for children
David Hill

 
Workshop: The craft of writing children’s theatre
Mike Hudson
 

Illustration:
On illustration for children’s picture books
Sandra Morris

12pm
Panel discussion: On Maori and Pacifica publishing for children and young adults
Darryn Joseph, David Riley, Zac Waipara, Carolyn Lagahetau, ???? from Huia Publishers
1pm
Lunch
2pm
Workshop: Writing non-fiction for children
Maria Gill
Workshop: The author as editor
Janice Marriott
Workshop: On writing beautiful poetry for children
Paula Green
Workshop: On Illustrating for children
David Elliot
3.30pm
Panel: The Internationally successful
Stacy Gregg, Brian Falkner, Donovan Bixley, David Hill, Casie Hermansson
4.30pm
Hail and farewell
Joy Cowley, founding Trustee and Patron of Storylines
Leonie Agnew, chair of Storylines Hui Planning Group
5pm
'The End'

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