Gender Diversity is controversial in YA books but fiction format initiates family discussion.Youtube Doco (15 mins) on Gender Transition in'coming of age' novel. Co-authors interviewed on reactions to their YA(Young Adult) novel 'f2m:the boy within' .Family friends, Ryan Kennedy is an ftm (female to male) and author Hazel Edwards is best known for 'There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake' Kailash Studios psychologist Meredith Fuller asks about why fiction is so appropriate when discussing gender issues.
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Events & Appearances 2017
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
September 19th YABBA statewide online Virtual Author from Mont Albert Primary
September 23rd 10.30-12. Dolly Parton Imagination Library event, Geelong Library.
September 26th 6-8 pm OAM event Knox Civic Centre
October 6th 10-1pm PRO
October 13th Hazelnuts Reunion lunch Mr & Miss 12.30 711 Whitehorse Rd.
October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'
October 31st 10 am YABBA AWARDS Hampton Park Secondary
November 3rd 10-1pm PRO
December 1st 10-1pm PRO (Celebration of completed books)
March 24th Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival