I write books for children and young adults. Sometimes I write short stories for grown-ups.

Danielle Binks


A celebration of #LoveOzYA

A celebration of #LoveOzYA

Writers, Danielle Binks, Will Kostakis, Melissa Keil and Michael Pryor will discuss the importance of the Love OzYA movement and the testament to Australian YA that is Begin, End, Begin (a #loveozya anthology). They will talk about what it’s like to be a ‘forever young’ writer, and how to keep exploring coming-of-age in new and interesting ways.

This celebratory event is suitable for teen readers, as well as their teachers, librarians and parents!

Free event, bookings required.

  • 20 July, 2017
  • 6:30PM
  • Readings Hawthorn — 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122

  • Booking info
The Younger Sun – August YA Book Club

The Younger Sun – August YA Book Club

For our August Young Adult Book Club we will be reading Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology, edited by Danielle Binks, who will be joining us for our discussion! Join us in the Younger Sun for pizza and chats!

  • 1 August, 2017
  • 6PM - 7PM
  • The Younger Sun, 26 Murray St, Yarraville VIC 3013

  • Booking info
Corrugated Lines: A festival of words

Corrugated Lines: A festival of words

Danielle will be a guest at Broome’s writers/readers festival, ‘Corrugated Lines: A festival of words’ will once again be held in Broome, Western Australia from 11-13 August 2017. 

Stay tuned to their Facebook page for more updates here.

The festival is a collaborative effort between Backroom Press Inc, Broome Public Library and other community organisations.

For more information see:




Email: corrugatedlines@gmail.com

  • 11 August, 2017
  • Broome Public Library

    Hamersley St & Haas St,

    Broome WA 6725

  • Booking info
YA AMA – Melbourne Writers Festival

YA AMA – Melbourne Writers Festival

Join two of the Festival’s most exciting YA novelists, Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and Melissa Keil (The Secret Science of Magic), for a live ask-me-anything session about young adult fiction. Hosted by Danielle Binks (#LoveOzYA).

Suitable for ages 13 to 25. This is a free event, but bookings are required.

  • 27 August, 2017
  • 11AM
Book Talk – Melbourne Writers Festival

Book Talk – Melbourne Writers Festival

How do you share your love of books – blogs, Instagram, podcasts, a book club? Find out all the ways to talk about your favourite books and authors and where to get reading recommendations, with YA enthusiast Danielle Binks and podcaster Diem Nguyen.

  • 30 August, 2017
  • 12.30PM
#LoveOzYA – Melbourne Writers Festival

#LoveOzYA – Melbourne Writers Festival

Celebrate local YA with the best in the biz! #LoveOzYA authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Ellie Marney and Alice Pung discuss the importance of representation, telling Australian stories and why YA is important for teens and adults alike. With Danielle Binks.

This is a free event. No bookings are required.

  • 3 September, 2017
  • 2.30pm