Kelly Gardiner and Cate Kennedy on How To Get Your Kids Reading
August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Screens driving you up the wall? Two accomplished writers offer invaluable insights into how to get your offspring into reading.
Kelly Gardiner is a writer, editor and educator. Her current series is The Firewatcher Chronicles, time slip novels for readers 8-12. Her other books include The Sultan’s Eyes and Act of Faith, historical novels for young adults set during the time of the English Civil Wars and the Inquisition.
Festival favourite and regular, Cate Kennedy writes across most genres – fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Her short stories and essays regularly appear in magazines and literary journals. She is one of Australia’s most popular teachers of the short story form. Her novel, The World Beneath, her collections of short stories, including Dark Roots and Like a House on Fire.