The YA Collective

Become one of our Family Festival Youth Curators and help our coordinators and creative mentors shape YA literature sessions.

We’re looking for people aged 13-17. If you love books, storytelling and festivals, this is your chance to gain skills and experience curating and working on a major event. It’s a rare opportunity to help us program your dream YA sessions—whether that's interviews, panel discussions, workshops, or something entirely new—with our star creatives.

As a Youth Curator, you’ll also:
- Get special mentoring and training upfront
- Meet creatives including perhaps your favourite author or illustrator
-Get a backstage pass to the Green Room
- Take home a complimentary pack of books
- Be profiled as a Youth Curator on our social media

Click the link below to apply and answer some short questions about yourself. We’ll get in touch to let you know the outcome of your application.

Key dates:
Workshop 1: Saturday 11 May 2024 (FORM Gallery & Café, Claremont)  
Workshop 2: Saturday 22 June 2024 (FORM Gallery & Café, Claremont)  
Workshop 3: Saturday 12 October 2024 (FORM Gallery & Café, Claremont)  
Scribblers Family Festival: Sunday 27 October 2024 (Cathedral Square Precinct, Perth CBD)

Applications close 5PM Friday 12 April.
Apply now
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