Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program

The Victorian Branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia is pleased to announce that with the assistance of The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, the successful applicants in the 2018 Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program are:

ASHLEIGH HARDCASTLE from Western Australia


MAURA FINN from Victoria

MIKE BARRY from New South Wales

NAT AMOORE from New South Wales

Congratulations to all the winners!

The judges would like to express their thanks to all the participants who submitted entries in this year’s program. The standard of entries was very high indeed and the judges have had some very tough decisions to make - there were almost 100 entries into the program!

Pamela Horsey (Coordinator)

The recipients have recently published their journals that document their experiences in the program:

Ashleigh Hardcastle 

(see also - Ashleigh's Tips for Emerging Writers)