In this episode…
In this special edition, we speak to two industry insiders to find out how the children’s publishing industry has been affected by COVID-19, how it is adjusting to the times and what we can do to help keep publishers, booksellers, authors and illustrators going through the crisis.
Julie chats with Meg Whelan, Kids Editor at Affirm Press
Affirm Press is an independent Melbourne-based publisher dedicated to publishing great Australian stories, big ideas, and the most engaging local and international authors.
… and author Chrissie Perry
Chrissie is the author of more than 35 books for children and Young Adults, including 13 books in the blockbuster Go Girl! series, the award-winning Whisper and the delightful Penelope Perfect series.
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