Schools' Program

This is Not a Fairytale

Wed 4 Sep, 11.15am
Village Roadshow Theatrette

How bothersome is it when your magical fairy prince boyfriend gets whisked away by his older brother to a mystical kingdom so he can fulfil his destiny? See Jodi McAlister, author of the Valentine series, roll her eyes because she knows all too well.


45 minutes

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Session Artists

Preeti Maharaj is a proud public school teacher of 18 years. She is currently a teacher of English, history and politics at Mount Alexander College in Flemington.

Jodi McAlister is the author of young adult novels Valentine, Ironheart, and Misrule. She is also an academic, studying popular fiction and culture. She currently lectures in writing and literature at Deakin University in Melbourne.

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