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A. J. Betts
A. J. Betts

A. J. Betts is an Australian author, speaker, teacher and cyclist, and has a PhD on the topic of wonder, in life and in reading. She has written four novels for young adults. Her third novel, Zac & Mia, won the 2012 Text Prize, the 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award, and the 2014 Ethel Turner prize for young adults at the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, was shortlisted for the 2014 Queensland Literary Award, and is available in 14 countries. It was adapted for American television by AwesomenessTV, and will soon be available globally. Her fourth novel, Hive, was shortlisted for the 2019 Indie Book Awards and 2019 ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children, and is a notable book in the Children's Book Council of Australia awards. A. J. is originally from Queensland but has lived in Fremantle since 2004.

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20 July 2019

Join Mia Macrossan in conversation with WA based author A J Betts, author of Zac and Mia, Hive and Rogue coming out July 2019. Entry is a gold coin donation.

1:30 PM

State Library of QLD
Room 1B Cultural Precinct Stanley Place South Brisbane QLD 4101

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