Sydney Writers’ Festival Announces new Head of Children's & YA Programs

Media Release: 9am Tuesday September 11

Sydney Writers' Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Amelia Lush as the new Head of Children’s & YA Programs.

Lush has spent the past decade as a specialist Children's and YA bookseller, working closely with schools, parents and readers of all ages. She was a children’s specialist at Mosman’s Pages and Pages and for the past five years was Manager of Newtown’s Better Read Than Dead. Lush is a current Stella Prize judge, a recipient of the 2016 Penguin Random House Young Bookseller of the Year Award, and was awarded the 2014 Elizabeth Reilly Fellowship for Children's Bookselling. 

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For all media inquiries, please contact the Festival's Publicity Manager, Benython Oldfield.

Phone: 0410 355 790