Presented by UPLITand Flowstate

Love YA - Author to Author: Cath Crowley and Steph Bowe

Put two talented, powerful, and all-round awesome authors together and what do you get? A fun but fierce conversation of sexuality and strong female protagonists, writing practices, and the hope and beauty found in YA literature that will inspire writers and readers alike.

Cath Crowley’s latest book Words in Deep Blue (Pan MacMillan) has already been winning awards throughout the industry including the Gold Inky Award, the Prime Minister’s Literary Award and the Indie Book Award for Young Adult fiction in 2017.

Steph Bowe, whose debut novel Girl Saves Boy was written when she was only sixteen, has stolen hearts, chronicled the complexity of families and charmed readers with her third novel Night Swimming (Text Publishing).

Together Cath and Steph will take the stage and talk all things YA at Love YA.

Presented in partnership with LoveOzYA. 

When: Sat 12 May, 12:00 – 13:00

Where: Flowstate Pavilion, South Bank

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Steph Bowe

Steph Bowe

Steph Bowe was born in Melbourne in 1994 and now lives in Queensland. She has written two earlier YA novels: Girl Saves Boy and All This Could End. She is a Stella Prize Schools Ambassador for Queensland and a 2016 Mary Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust Fellow. Steph’s third novel Night Swimming is out now with Text Publishing.

Cath Crowley

Cath Crowley

Cath Crowley is an award-winning author of young adult fiction. Her novels include The Gracie Faltrain trilogy, Chasing Charlie Duskin, Graffiti Moon, Words in Deep Blue and Take Three Girls. Graffiti Moon won the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction, the Ethel Turner Award for Young People’s Literature, and was named an honour book in the Children’s Book Council, Book of the Year. Words in Deep Blue was recently awarded the Gold Inky for 2017, the Queensland Literary Award for a Young Adult Book and The Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.

Flowstate Pavilion

The Arbour, Tribune Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

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