Writers and illustrators come together with industry professionals to network, learn, discover new trends and talent in the literary scene. Check out sessions like Minority Representation in Children's Literature, Dealing With Difficult Topics in Children's Literature and New Avenues for Children's Books: Collaborating in a Global Economy in addition to many more!
Look out for a special two-day focus of programmes from 6-7 September for teachers, educators and parents to learn and develop skills and knowledge to impart early literacy and a love for books to young children. Find out Why Adults Refuse to Admit Racist Content in the Children's Books They Love, learn about Using Stories and Storytelling In and Beyond Language Teaching and create Screen-Free Adventures.
A cross-over networking opportunity for media and literary professionals - with sessions centering on multi-platform storytelling, pitching, and interactive digital content. Transform your ideas into reality in a Media Pitch session and get insight into Creating Transmedia Narratives: New Frontiers in Children's Storyworld Adventures Through Mindcraft and Roblox.