Main Program: Young at Heart



 
29 Oct 2017 13:00 - 14:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

For many of us, a childhood spent buried in books was the foundation for a life of reading. What is it about the books we loved when we were young that stays with us well into adulthood? And what compels writers to create stories for children and young adults? These authors share the secrets of their success in writing for young readers.

Bagi banyak dari kita, masa kecil yang terkubur dalam buku adalah fondasi untuk kehidupan membaca. Ada apa dengan buku yang kita cintai saat masih muda yang tinggal bersama kita sampai dewasa? Dan apa yang mendorong penulis untuk membuat cerita untuk anak-anak dan pemuda? Penulis ini berbagi rahasia kesuksesan mereka dalam menulis untuk pembaca muda.

Featuring

Norman Ince

Norman Ince has taught English for more than 25 years in Indonesia, most recently at Jakarta Intercultural School. Over this time he has cultivated his strong interest in Indonesian literature …


Murti Bunanta

Murti Bunanta is a children’s literature specialist, researcher, children’s folklorist, and internationally award-winning author who has published 50 books in Indonesia, Canada and the US. Her books have been translated …


Leanne Ellul

Leanne Ellul writes poetry, prose and plays. She won Malta’s Novels for Youth Prize in 2014 for Gramma. In 2016 Ellul was featured in the Commonwealth Youth Council’s Young Achievers …


JC Burke

JC Burke was an oncology nurse before she started writing. She has written 11 novels, including The Story of Tom Brennan, named the Children’s Book Council of Australia Older Readers …


Cristy Burne

Children’s author and science writer Cristy Burne has worked as a science circus performer, garbage analyst, Santa’s pixie and atom-smashing reporter. Inspired by her years living in Japan, her Takeshita Demons trilogy is …



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