Cristy Burne

Science writer, children's author, editor

Coming events

Here’s where I’ll be appearing over the next little while…

21 Jan: Books from your Backyard @ State Library of WA

Time: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm (but I’ll be on at 1.30 pm)
FREE family fun day at the State Library of Western Australia. No bookings required.

18 March: Astrofest

Time: 6.30pm
We’ll be launching The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob, illustrated by the amazing Aska and published by the incredible team at CAASTRO, on the main stage at Astrofest.

If you love innovation, creativity and invention, you’re going to love Alice and Bob…

11 April: Secrets of the Universe @ Melville City Libraries

Time: 9.30 – 10.30 am and 12.00 – 1.00 pm
The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob
is a brand new comic created by the talented team of Cristy Burne and Aska. Join Alice, Bob and Cristy Burne on an ambitious journey through space, time and hockey finals. Your head will spin with science, star gazing, the dark art of comic book creation and other secrets of the universe. The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob has been produced in collaboration with CAASTRO, the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics. All participants will receive a copy of The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob.Bookings through the Melville City Libraries.

12 April: Secrets of the Universe @ Melville City Libraries

Time: 9.30 – 10.30 am and 12.00 – 1.00 pm
The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob is a brand new comic created by the talented team of Cristy Burne and Aska. Join Alice, Bob and Cristy Burne on an ambitious journey through space, time and hockey finals. Your head will spin with science, star gazing, the dark art of comic book creation and other secrets of the universe. The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob has been produced in collaboration with CAASTRO, the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics. All participants will receive a copy of The Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob. Bookings through the Melville City Libraries.

13 April: Invention convention @ Amherst Village Library

Time: 3.30 pm-5 pm
Come flex your creativity skills! Join the Junior Book Club for a session of inventing and have a load of fun. Bookings through the Amherst Village Library.

20 May to 21 June: heARTlines Festival of Children’s Literature and Book Illustration

View the festival programVenue: Midland Junction Arts Centre
I’m once again curating the heARTlines festival, so be prepared for six weeks of inspiration and literary talent to hit Perth’s hills.

There’ll be workshops, talks, opportunities to meet WA authors and illustrators, and of course, the amazing and FREE heARTlines Children’s Literature and Book Illustration exhibition.

17 June: heARTlines Open Day

Open+Day+ImageVenue: Midland Junction Arts Centre
I’ll be giving FREE tours of the heARTlines Children’s Literature and Book Illustration exhibition throughout the day. There’ll also be talks, workshops and more…

 

24 June: Book launch: To The Lighthouseto-the-lighthouse-cover-small

I’ll be launching my latest book, To The Lighthouse, published by Fremantle Press, and I won’t be alone. Five books are being launched at this event, in a spectacular display of talent and creativity and all-round good times. Be sure to come along!

8 and 9 July: Telling Tales in Balingup

Venue: Balingup Hall, Balingup
Come on down for a fantastic weekend of children’s writing and illustrating workshops in the beautiful town of Balingup!

 

Children’s Book Week 2017:

Booked out! But I have some availability the week before, in National Science Week. Contact me to find out more

 

Previous events

As well as lots of creative and inspiring workshops and talks for Children’s Book Week, National Science Week, school holidays and Writer-in-residences, I’ve also appeared at:

2016 Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival – UAE

2015 The Asian Festival of Children’s Content – Singapore

2011 Perth Writer’s Festival – WA

2013 Words Go Round Festival – Singapore

2011 All Saints Literature Festival – WA

2011 Gross National Cool Conference – Hyogo Prefectural Cultural Centre, WA

2010 Perth Writer’s Festival – WA

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