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

Danielle Binks

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Q&A with Literary Agent Danielle Binks

Q&A with Literary Agent Danielle Binks

Join Jen for a Saturday afternoon Q&A session with literary agent and author Danielle Binks!
Danielle is an agent with Jacinta di Mase Management, specialising in Middle Grade and YA. If you’ve ever wanted to know what agents are looking for from kidlit authors, this is your chance to learn firsthand from an expert.
Please see below for the zoom link details you’ll need on the day.
You will be able to ask questions via the chat box in Zoom (the icon looks like a speech bubble). If you can’t attend live but have a question, please post it here in the event. The session will be recorded and available to catch up on after the fact.
If you are in a different time zone, please pay attention to the start time and date located next to the clock icon in this event as it will be customized to your personal time zone.
You can also watch Jen’s interview with Danielle from earlier this year in the ‘In Conversation with’ section of Guides.
  • 25 September, 2021
  • 3PM
Danielle Binks in conversation at Hobart Writers Festival 2021

Danielle Binks in conversation at Hobart Writers Festival 2021

Danielle Binks in conversation with Briony Kidd

Danielle is a Melbourne-based writer. Her most recent novel, her first solo book for young adults, is The Monster of Her Age, upon which she was recently interviewed for RN’s program, The Drawing Room, by Patricia Karvelas. The Year the Maps Changed, Danielle’s debut middle-grade novel, was a 2021 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Notable Book, and, in 2022, will be forthcoming in North America, with Quill Tree Books.

In 2017, Danielle edited and contributed to Begin, End, Begin, an anthology of new Australian young adult writing inspired by the #LoveOzYA movement, which won the ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children (Ages 13+).

Danielle also teaches the ‘Writing Stream‘ for the Associate Degree of Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT University, and she is a literary agent with Jacinta di Mase Management.

  • 9 October, 2021
  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • John Webb Room, Hadley’s Orient Hotel
    34 Murray Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

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Writing for Young Adults at Hobart Writers Festival 2021

Writing for Young Adults at Hobart Writers Festival 2021

Join Danielle Binks, Lian Tanner and Shirley Patton for a conversation about writing for young adults.

Join three popular writers, Danielle Binks (The Monster of Her Age – featured on RN’s program, The Drawing Room)*, Lian Tanner (The RoguesThe KeepersThe Hidden/Icebreaker). and Shirley Patton (The Secrets We Keep), for a conversation about writing for young adults, chaired by TasWriters’ Arianne James.

DON’T MISS THIS! Danielle, Lian and Shirley will also be speaking in other sessions at this Festival – follow the links below to find out more about the them and where else you can hear them.

  • 10 October, 2021
  • 3:30pm to 4:30pm
  • John Webb Room, Hadley’s Orient Hotel
    34 Murray Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

  • Booking info