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Eight emerging poets to see at EWF 2017

Here at Readings, we’re getting very excited for Emerging Writers' Festival, which opens on Wednesday 14 June. Here are eight emerging poets featured on this year’s program that are sure to impress. Alison Whittaker

Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi poet and law scholar living on Wangal lands. She is the author of the award-winning poetry collec…

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Tackling social media in teen books

Gabrielle Williams is an an acclaimed author of young adult fiction. Her new novel, My Life as a Hashtag, is a funny, heartfelt read about rage, regret and the pitfalls of life in the digital age. We recently asked Williams how she approached social media when writing for teenagers. Here is her response.

When I was at school, my friend’s boyfr…

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Our children’s and YA top ten bestsellers of the week

A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo The Bad Guys Episode 5: Intergalactic Gas by Aaron Blabey Little People, Big Dreams: Frida Kahlo by Isabel Sanchez Vegara and Gee Fan Eng In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek and Christine Roussey 13 Reasons Why (film tie-in editi…

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