Just before the 2nd anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, I’m pleased to be able to report TWO positive things: HEARTQUAKE a wonderful online compendium of student responses from young people through the arts was launched, connecting Australia to Nepal In previous visits to Nepal I have given many poetry and writing workshops ...

Shortlisting for INCREDIBILIA and the coming EXTRAVAGANZA

Awards Incredibilia with the captivating illustrations by Gaye Chapman, has been short listed for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. And also for the Society of Women Writers of NSW Biennial Awards.  Incredibilia Music and Dance Event for Children – Centennial Park  Both Bondi Beach Public School and the Centennial Park Foundation have been plotting and planning ...

Libby Hathorn and Elena Katz Chernin Create!

25 October, 2016 / Australian Music, Children's Opera, News

I’ve been lucky enough to be working with the marvellous composer Elena Katz Chernin on my picturebook OUTSIDE, with its divine illustrations by Ritva Voutila. The good news is, that it is to be a very special CHILDREN’S OPERA with Elena’s magical music inspiring all, especially children!