News & Events

Monday, 18 October 2021, 7pm AEDT: Loving the Oz YA panel, Read3r’z Re-Vu Virtual Festival with Katya de Becerra, Tobias Madden, Alicia Jasinska and Gabrielle Williams. Tickets:

Thursday, October 28 2021, 11am-1pm AEDT [October 27, 2021 8-10pm EST]: Editors CanadaEditing Experiences: Learn from 4 Traditionally Published Authors. Hear from four traditionally published authors about both the positive and challenging experiences of being edited. Tickets and further info:

Sunday, 14 November AEDT [13 November CST, starting 9am]: Author takeover of the Facebook group A Court of Books and Banter. Details forthcoming.

Past Events

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 9:30-10am AEDT [13 October, 18:30-7pm EST]: Author takeover of Sarah Cradit’s Facebook Group ( to celebrate the release day of The Bone Valley by Candace Robinson

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 12:30pm-13:30pm AEDT [or Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 19:30-20:30 MDT]: Join the Launch Event for the Femme Fatales anthology (Castle of Horror) on Zoom. (Further details here: You can now watch the recording of this event here:

Sunday, 10 October 2021, 2pm AEDT: Join Narrelle M Harris and Katya de Becerra in conversation about The Only One in the WorldA Sherlock Holmes Anthology (Clan Destine Press) at the Ballarat Library (hosted online). Tickets and more information here:

Booklove Tuesday book club – 7 pm AEST 4 May – features authors in the new Sherlock Holmes anthology: THE ONLY ONE IN THE WORLD.

πŸ‚ 1/5/21, 6-7pm CDT workshop “How to read like a writer: Reading to Get Inspired to Write”, and a (prerecorded) reading at DemiCon 32, Des Moines’ Annual Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Gaming Convention (April 30 – May 2, 2021)

πŸ‚ 21/4/21, join Narrelle M. Harris, Katya and other authors, as they discuss the new Sherlock Holmes anthology, The Only One in the World, published by Clan Destine Press (purchase here). The event is free and hosted on Zoom: click here for access details.

πŸ‚ The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology is announced, featuring Katya de Becerra’s story SOLACE SPRING, in which Sherlock and Watsons are reimagined as university students in perestroika-era Russia.

πŸ‚ Click here to listen to Katya read an excerpt from her sophomore novel Oasis, recorded for Des Moines Science Fiction & Fantasy Society (DMSFFS)

Facebook Group Takeover: Friday, 26 February 2021: Candace’s Pretty Monsters

πŸ‚ WriteOnCon 2021 (19-21 February)

Get Inspired by Your Favorite Published Books (workshop):

One Foot in Each World: Creative Writing & Scholarship, University of Toronto.
Free and open to public but registrations essential:
Join A.J. Vrana and Katya de Becerra as they chat about agents and querying: IG Live 25/11/20, 8pm EDT
10/11/20 10am AEST NaNoWriMo livestream interview:
Join Katya and Candace for #SpecLitChat (special Halloween Edition) on 21 October, 7-8pm CST (22 October, 10-11am AEST)
30 September, 7pm AEST: Katya de Becerra and Alicia Jasinska discuss worldbuilding in fantasy writing, moderated by Annie McCann of Read3rz Re-Vu, hosted by Oz Authors Online

πŸ‚ 1/8/20: ConZealand 78th World SF Convention, ‘Writing for Young Adults’ panel starting 12pm NZST

πŸ‚ 14/3/20: Melbourne YA Day

πŸ‚ 7/3/20: OASIS launch, Paperchain Bookstore (34 Franklin St, Manuka ACT 2603)

πŸ‚ 16/2/20: Working with an Editorial Agent SHOWCASE at WriteOnCon

πŸ‚ 9/1/20: OASIS launch in Los Angeles, with special guest Adalyn Grace (starting 7pm @ Once Upon a Time Bookshop)

πŸ‚ 7/1/20 OASIS launch in New York City, with special guest Sara Faring (6pm @ Books on Wonder)

πŸ‚ 2/19/19: Swinburne Writers Festival

πŸ‚ 12/7/19: In Conversation & Book Signing at Paperchain Bookstore, Canberra

πŸ‚ 8/7/19: #CampNaNoAdvice (starting 3pm PDT)

πŸ‚ 25/6/19: YA Masterclass @ Emerging Writers Festival

πŸ‚ 6-7 April 2019: Supanova Expo Melbourne Showgrounds

πŸ‚ 28/4/19: Signing at Barnes & Noble Bakersfield (starting 2pm)

πŸ‚ 11/4/19: Dark Imaginings (starting 6pm @ Readings Kids) with Rachael Craw, Sarah Epstein and Sarah Robinson-Hatch

πŸ‚ 13 April 2019: GeekCon @ Wangaratta Library

πŸ‚ 15-16 March 2019: Speculate (The Victorian Speculative Writers Festival) @ Gasworks Art Park

πŸ‚ 2019 YA Day @ Wheeler Centre/Writers Victoria

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