KidLitVic Management Team Member, Jaquelyn Muller, recently chatted with Kinderling Radio host, Shevonne Hunt, about writing for children and how KidLitVic can help the careers of anyone wanting to break into children's publishing. You can listen to the podcast here:
We are very excited to be releasing the timetable of what's on offer at next year's KidLitVic 2018 Meet the Publishers Conference in Melbourne. Tickets go on sale soon!
The 2018 1hour Masterclass is: TALKING SHOP with a number of industry and publishing professionals. This Masterclass is open to authors and illustrators who have been published with a traditional trade publisher, a traditional educational publisher or have sold over 1000 copies of a self-published title.
The 2018 1 hour Workshops on offer are:
1. DIRECTION IN ART DIRECTION with Donna Rawlins from Walker Books
2. THE ART OF EDITING with Elise Jones from Allen and Unwin
3. MARKETING FOR SCHOOL VISITS with Jaquelyn Muller from KidLitVic
4. FINDING YOUR VOICE with Jane Pearson from Text Publishing
5. PUSHING YA BOUNDARIES with Maryann Ballantyne from Black Dog Books
The cost to attend each workshop is $40
All illustrators attending the conference are invited to display their portfolios for the entire day and attend a "Meet and Greet" afternoon tea with selected Publishers.
The cost to book an Illustrator Portfolio Display space is $35. A full day conference ticket must be purchased in order to qualify for an Illustrator Portfolio Display space. Bookings open on Wednesday 1st November 2017, 8pm(AEST). Spaces are limited, so book your space quick to avoid disappointment. Click here for the Illustrator Showcase Guidelines.
KidLitVic is excited to be offering you the opportunity to attend a FREE WORKSHOP with Melissa Keil from Five Mile Press, when you purchase your full day conference ticket. The KidLitVic 2018 Meet the Publishers Conference full day ticket gives you the opportunity to attend the 5 Publisher Panels OR 4 Publisher Panels plus Melissa Keil's Workshop, tea and coffee on arrival, full day catering, cocktail party & unprecedented access to Australia's top publishers throughout the day.
The Publisher Panels will take place in the main auditorium throughout the day. Your full day conference ticket gives you access to every Publisher Panel.