Off to the Printer!

I feel just as excited as Ruby and Banjo, the joyous characters on the cover of my new picture book, ‘Puddle Hunters’. Last week, the final proofs of this story, beautifully illustrated by the uber-talented Karen Blair, went off to the printers. It will be in shops come August, in good time for puddle season.

Singapore!

Next week I’ll be in Singapore, visiting both Dulwich College and the Australian International School as well as attending the Asian Festival of Children’s Content.  It’s been a few years since I’ve last spent more than a day in Singapore and I’m looking forward to its heat and magic.

Dam Busting and other true stories about publishisng

In the past two decades I’ve signed more than twenty publishing agreements and learned a few hard truths about how stories travel or fail to do so. Tomorrow night I’ll be telling a few stories about post-colonialism and territorial rights for the Melbourne Free University.

Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults.

“Every adult was once a child and the child inside them never completely disappears.”

Keep in Touch

Upcoming Events

  • 1 June
    Victorian Launch of When Billy Was a Dog, 3.00 pm
    The Little Bookroom, Carlton North
    Further information
  • 2 June
    Books Illustrated Stall, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
    Melbourne Book Market
    Further information
  • 14 June
    WA Launch of When Billy was a Dog, 6.00 pm
    The Literature Centre, Fremantle
  • 15 June
    Puppies and Portraits
    Paper Bird Bookshop
  • 17-28th June
    Talented Young Writers' Program
    Bunbury, Busselton & Fremantle, WA
  • 2 August
    HASS Conference WA
    Perth, WA
    Further information

@kirstymurray on Twitter

Categories

Archive