Sun, 16 Feb|
Better Read Than Dead
Pride in Writing - Will Kostakis
In this Q&A with one of Australia’s favourite YA authors, we chat with Will Kostakis about celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community through his writing and involvement in #LoveOzYA. Audience questions welcome!
Time & Location
16 Feb 2020, 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
About The Event
In recognition of Fair Day and our pride in championing queer voices, in this Q&A with one of Australia’s favourite YA authors, we chat with Will about celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community through his writing and involvement in #LoveOzYA.
Audience questions welcome!
This is a FREE event. Drinks and nibbles provided.
Presented in partnership with Hachette Pride.
About the Author
Will Kostakis is an award-winning author for young adults. His first novel, Loathing Lola, was released when he was just nineteen, and his second, The First Third, won the 2014 Gold Inky Award. It was also shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year and Australian Prime Minister's Literary awards. The Sidekicks was his third novel for young adults, and his American debut. As a high school student, Will won The Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year for a collection of short stories.
Monuments, published in 2019, is the first in a fantasy duology that concludes with Rebel Gods, due for release later this year.
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