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Asian Festival of Children’s Content

In this session, children’s author, Dimity Powell, shares how children’s literature has the ability to improve the mental and emotional well-being of its readers. She will demonstrate the creative techniques and devices used in the creation of children’s literature to deliver mentally diverse, issue-based storylines that both children and adults can relate to and benefit from.

Mental Wellness

Dimity Powell

Dimity Powell (Australia)

Dimity is award winning children’s author and loves filling every spare moment with words. She writes and reviews exclusively for children with over 30 published stories including This is My Dad, Oswald Messweather and the critically acclaimed The Fix-It Man. She is also the managing editor for Kids’ Book Review. Dimity is seasoned presenter and dedicated Books in Homes Australia Volunteer role model, Story City community mentor and G.A.T.E.WAYS presenter. Discover more at

All programme dates and times are subject to change and existing COVID measures.

* : Pre-registration is required for in-person events. Seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.