Term 2 'TLC News' Brochure
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The Literature Centre's TLC News brochure for Term 2, 2017 is now available.
If you haven't seen a copy, please take a look at the attachment (on the right).
We will have a great range of picture book exhibitions in our galleries:
Florette by Anna Walker
Ted by Leila Rudge
Lots by Marc Martin
Small Things by Mel Tregonning
Find out more about these books here.
TLC News is also a great way to find out more about our Talented Young Writers' Programme, which nurtures a group of young writers, Years 6-12, by offering them full day workshops each term with superb authors, whilst also enabling them to meet and form friendships with other like-minded readers and writers. In Term 2, enrolled students from Perth and in 6 regional WA towns will be working with these exciting authors of Young Adult books:
Mark Greenwood (WA), Phillip Gwynne (VIC), Michael Gerard Bauer (QLD) and Anthony Eaton (ACT).
Plus, upcoming events!
WA Day Festival is on again during the June long weekend. See TLC staff and guest author Deb Fitzpatrick and author/illustrator Gabriel Evans on Sunday 4 June, 11am and 1pm, at Elizabeth Quay in Perth city. We'll again be displaying hundreds of writing pieces by our TYWP students featuring their favourite place in WA. Read more in our TLC News on the back page!
The Sound of Picture Books workshops featuring the picture books Parachute and Home and Away are scheduled for 13-16 June 2017. See all the details here.
Celebrate Reading National Conference - The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children will be on again 27-28 October, 2017 at The Literature Centre. Amazing line-up of 8 presenting authors/illustrators includes: Jeannie Baker, Leigh Hobbs, Anna Fienberg, Mark Wilson, Glenda Millard, Gus Gordon, Meg McKinlay and Kyle Hughes-Odgers. See all the details and registration info at www.celebratereading.org.au
CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED! Our 2017 Scholarship Information and Entry Form is out now. Early Career Teachers in their first 5 years of teaching are encouraged to apply. One metro and one regional teacher will be selected to attend our Celebrate Reading National Conference for free. See all the details here.