CYA 2018

2018 Competitions 

The 2018 competition will open with a staggered start from 16th January. 

CHANGE OF CLOSING DATE: CYA Competitions close: 4th  April 2018.

Networking Evening

Friday 6th July 2018.

Place: To be advised.


The 13th CYA Conference will be held in Brisbane on Saturday 7th July 2018 at the TAFE Queensland Brisbane - South Bank Campus, 66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane.

Includes Awards Presentation for Competition Winners

This conference is a professional development day for new and established writers and illustrators of Children’s and Young Adult literature. Master classes and workshops will be conducted by authors, illustrators and industry professionals.


Agents & Editors Sessions

Editor and agent appointments will be held; these are 15-minute one-on-one style, work pre-read/previewed appointments.



Our CYA success stories will once again showcase that CYA Conference is making a difference in aspiring authors and illustrators in helping them on their road to publication.


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