Presented by UPLIT and Flowstate

Love YA - In Conversation with Paula Weston

Sparks will fly during this special event when beloved author Paula Weston discusses her latest novel to ignite minds, The Undercurrent.

Known for her much-admired Repaim series, Paula’s new standalone novel is an action-packed speculative fiction tale that lights up with themes surrounding the future of technology, budding romances, and family drama, and a political conspiracy or two.The Undercurrent has been longlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers, and shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards: Best Young Adult Novel.

In conversation with Kristina Schulz, the Children’s Publisher at the University of Queensland Press, this event is sure to generate a thrilling amount of brilliance for long-time and just-joined fans of YA literature.

Presented in partnership with LoveOzYA. 

When: Sat 12 May, 14:00 – 15:00

Where: Flowstate Pavilion, South Bank

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Kristina Schulz

Kristina Schulz

Kristina Schulz is the Children’s Publisher at the University of Queensland Press (UQP). UQP publishes a range of literary books, from literary fiction and non-fiction, to poetry, Indigenous writing and children’s books. Kristina has worked in various roles in publishing in Sydney, New York and London since 1999 and with authors such as Belinda Jeffrey, Nick Earls, Damon Young, Peter Carnavas, Rebecca Sparrow, Pat Flynn, Katherine Battersby and James Roy. She joined UQP in 2008.

Paula Weston

Paula Weston

Paula Weston is the author of the much-loved The Rephaim series (Shadows, Haze, Shimmer and Burn) and the stand-alone speculative thriller, The Undercurrent. The Undercurrent was the Sydney Morning Herald’s Pick of the Week and included in the Adelaide Advertiser’s Favourite Books of the Year, and has been longlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers, and shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel.

Flowstate Pavilion

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

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