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Festival Program

MWF Teens

Hidden Worlds

Sat 11 Sep, 11.30am
Trades Hall, Fringe Common Rooms

Travel through time to hidden realms with fantasy writer Karen Ginnane (When Days Tilt), in conversation with Amie Kaufman. The teen hero of Ginnane’s debut novel swoops through Victorian-era London to a parallel city to solve her mother’s disappearance. 

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 border restrictions, Garth Nix is no longer appearing in this event.

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1 hour

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Karen Ginnane is a Melbourne-based author for middle-grade and young adult readers. Penguin Random House Australia published her debut novel, When Days Tilt, in July 2021 and the sequel, When Souls Tear, will be out in February 2022. These historical fantasy adventures, set in Victorian London and a parallel city, are part of the Time Catchers series.

Amie Kaufman is a New York Times, USA Today and internationally bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy, including Illuminae, Aurora Rising and The Other Side of the Sky. Her award-winning books have been published in 28 languages, and are in development for film and TV.

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