29th MARCH–27th April – Kinokuniya, Wedge Gallery (Level 2, The Galeries, 500 George St, Sydney, NSW)
An exhibition of original artwork and prints related to recent acclaimed books by Tohby Riddle. Work will be for sale. Dates of Tohby Riddle’s appearances at the gallery to be posted soon.
25th FEBRUARY: Pinerolo, The Children’s Book Cottage (Blackheath, NSW)
10am–4pm – Picture Books @ Pinerolo, a one-day course with Tohby Riddle and Margaret Hamilton offering guidance and mentorship to aspiring picture book creators. See flyer
12 NOVEMBER: Faber Academy
10 am–4 pm – Getting Published as a Writer for Children (one-day course), Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, Sydney. Presented by children’s publisher Erica Wagner, with Tohby Riddle and Ursula Dubosarsky as guest presenters.
10.30 am – The Grove [author appearance]
5.00 pm – Subiaco Library [author appearance]
7.30 pm – In Conversation with Michael Barlow and Leon Hendroff (Spare Parts Puppet Theatre), after 6.30 performance of Nobody Owns the Moon, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Fremantle
12.30 pm – Fremantle City Library [author appearance]
10.30 am – Paper Bird [author appearance]
1.00 pm – City of Perth Library [author appearance]
24–25 JUNE: MTNS MADE Creative Industries Symposium
25th – 11.55–12.45 Panel Session
16–20 MAY: Sydney Writers’ Festival, Primary Schools Days
16th – Riverside Theatres, Parramatta SOLD OUT
17th – Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay SOLD OUT
18th – Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay SOLD OUT
19th – Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith SOLD OUT
20th – Sydney Town Hall (Free)
19 MAY: Sydney Writers’ Festival
6–7 pm – “The Art of Language” presentation at Kings Cross Library
26–29 APRIL: Children’s Reading Festival, Sharjah [United Arab Emirates]
14 APRIL: CBCA keynote address
9 am – Menzies Hotel, Sydney
13 APRIL: The Children’s Bookshop, Beecroft, Sydney
Workshop for children, 9 am –12.30 pm
25 MARCH: The Greatest Gatsby: A Visual Book of Grammar released by Penguin Australia
27–30 NOVEMBER: Bookaroo Festival, New Delhi, India
26–29 AUGUST: Melbourne Writers’ Festival
23 MARCH: Children’s Book Festival, Wheeler Centre, Melbourne
Free Family Day, Sunday 23rd, 10 am – 4 pm
9 OCTOBER: Art Gallery of Ballarat
6–8 pm – An Evening with Tohby Riddle
12 JULY: Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival
10 am – Storytime with Tohby Riddle
21–22 MARCH: Storylines Festival 2013, Perth
Workshop and various presentations.
3 MARCH: Adelaide Writers’ Week
10.10 am – Story tent
3.45 pm – The Art of The Picture Book [panel session with Tohby Riddle and Nick Bland, chaired by Dyan Blacklock]
23 NOVEMBER: Bookshop Visits in Melbourne
Tohby Riddle will be making brief visits to a number of Melbourne booksellers on Friday 23 November 2012. Check the itinerary below (or contact the bookseller) if you’d like to have a copy of Unforgotten personally signed – for yourself or for a gift.
10.30 am – Book Bonding [409 Keillor Rd, Niddrie]
11.15 am – Little Bookroom [759 Nicholson Street, Carlton North]
11.45 am – Readings Carlton [309 Lygon St Carlton] More details here.
1.oo pm – Dymocks Eastland [Shop G126, Eastland Shopping Centre, 171–175 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood]
22 NOVEMBER: Zart Art Seminar
“The World of Unforgotten” a seminar on the ideas and art practices behind the making of Unforgotten. Zart Art, Box Hill North, Melbourne on Thursday evening 22 November. Order form here.
17 NOVEMBER: Seminar Panel: Mountains as Muse
Tohby Riddle will be appearing on a panel with designer Jenny Kee and Object Gallery’s Steve Pozel at 1 pm, Seminar Room, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre (with Gallery Director, Paul Brinkman). The event is part of the Blue Mountains Culture Centre’s Grand Opening program.
16 NOVEMBER: Bookshop Visits in Sydney
Tohby Riddle will be making brief visits to a number of Sydney booksellers on Friday 16 November 2012. Check the itinerary below (or contact the bookseller) if you’d like to have a copy of Unforgotten personally signed – for yourself or for a gift.
10.15 am – Kinokuniya Books [Level 2, The Galleries, 500 George St, Sydney]
10.40 am – Dymocks George Street [424–428 George St, Sydney]
11.15 am – Better Read Than Dead [265 King Street, Newtown]
11.40 am – Berkelouw Books [70 Norton St, Leichhardt]
11.50 am – Shearer’s on Norton [99 Norton St, Leichhardt]
12.10 pm – The Constant Reader [27 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest]
10 NOVEMBER: Books Build Brains
This is an event for teachers, librarians and other interested educators to be held at Pinerolo Children’s Book Cottage near Sydney on Saturday 10 November. Authors appearing are Emily Rodda, Stephen Measday and Tohby Riddle. More information in Pinerolo’s October Newsletter.
25 OCTOBER: Open Spaces Dinner Speech at the Hughendon Hotel, Sydney
Tohby Riddle will be talking about his latest work, Unforgotten, at a dinner the Hughendon Hotel in Woollahra, Sydney, on Thursday 25 October 2012. The event is the opening night of the Open Spaces Retreat for picture book creators. For more details see programme.
27 SEPTEMBER: The Children’s Bookshop
Unforgotten will be introduced by Tohby Riddle to Teachers, Librarians and interested readers, 4.30–5.30 pm Thursday 27 September at The Children’s Bookshop, Beecroft, Sydney. The event is free, but bookings essential. More information here.
26 AUGUST: Melbourne Writers Festival
Unforgotten will be launched at 4 pm, Sunday 26 August, with three other titles as part of the Skinny Arse Comics launch. (Unforgotten is not a comic as such, but it does use some of the conventions of graphic novels.) The event is free. For information on all Tohby Riddle’s MWF events go here.
More Unforgotten events will be added as they are confirmed …