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

Danielle Binks


Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival

Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival

Wednesday 18 – Friday 20 July, 2018
Whitsunday Voices is the largest youth literature festival in regional Queensland. Held annually in July – this friendly festival hosts an intimate line up of Australian literary talent to inspire in students a love of books and writing.
Talks – Danielle’s talks promote #LoveOzYA and ‘Read Local’ to Aussie teens – celebrating our national youth literature and why it’s important to ‘explore our own backyard’ of local books and authors. She also talks on how she went from writing fan fiction to becoming an influential Book Blogger, as well as how to get started in the books industry. Grades 8-12
Workshop – The Fundamentals of Short Story Writing. Grades 7-10.
  • 18 July, 2018
Finding an Agent

Finding an Agent

The world of publishing can be a cold place, but it’s a little bit warmer with an agent by your side. In this short course, agent and writer extraordinaire Danielle Binks shines a light on the writer-agent relationship.

You will learn:

  • How to approach an agent
  • The art of pitching
  • The role of an agent
  • The agent-writer relationship

*All courses start at 8pm AEST

  • 16 August, 2018
  • 8PM