Are you after the inside scoop on the most exciting YA releases? Then don’t miss TeenCon 2019. Hosted by authors Will Kostakis and Gabrielle Tozer, publishers will spill their tightly held secrets about forthcoming books and covers. With a book for every attendee (including some advanced reading copies), on-the-spot quizzes, games and plenty of audience participation including a special Ask the Industry Insiders panel, this is an event not to be missed.

Supported by the City of Parramatta

Will Kostakis (Australian)

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Will Kostakis is a writer of all things, from celebrity news stories that score cease and desist letters, to tweets for professional wrestlers. He's best known for his award-winning YA novels, The Sidekicks and The First Third. His first fantasy novel Monuments releases in Spring 2019.

Gabrielle Tozer (Australian)

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Gabrielle Tozer is an award-winning and internationally published author based in Sydney. She has published five books, including the young adult novels Remind Me How This Ends, Faking It and The Intern. Her first picture book, Peas and Quiet, was published in 2017, as was her YA short story ‘The Feeling From Over Here’, featured in Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology. Gabrielle’s first middle grade novel, Melody Trumpet, hit shelves this year and she is currently working on a new YA contemporary novel.