APPEARANCES

If you would like Ursula to visit your school or festival or other occasion, please email ursuladubos@outlook.com

Here are Ursula's current appearances:

Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September 2017

Ursula will be appearing at the Write Around the Murray Festival Schools Days. Click here for details.  

Friday 26 May 2017

The Little Bookroom, Melbourne

10.30am

759 Nicholson Street Carlton North

Ursula will be reading her new picture book, illustrated by Andrew Joyner, aloud for young children. Free. For bookings click here. 

Thursday 25 May 2017

Readings bookshop, Melbourne

6.30pm

315 Lygon St, Carlton

Ursula will be speakingabout her new novel The Blue Cat in conversation with novelist Lili Wilkinson. Free. For bookings click here. 

 

Tuesday 4 April 2017

The Children's Bookshop  

6 Hannah Street, Beecroft, NSW, 2119

Storytime 10-15am

Ursula will be reading "One Little Goat"

RSVP  staff@thechildrensbookshop.com.au

 9481 8811

 

 

 

Saturday 19 November 2016

State Conference English Teachers' Association (NSW) 

University of New South Wales, Kensington

9.30am

Ursula will take part in a panel on "The Impact of Reading on Writers' Writing"   Chair: Judith Ridge Panel: Queenie Chan, Ursula Dubosarsky and James Roy.  Click here for full programme

 

 

Thursday 17 November 2016

6pm Balmain Library courtyard

Ursula will be launching  "A Toy Christmas" an anthology edited by Sophie Masson

 

 

 

 

Saturday 12 November 2016

Faber Writing Academy, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest

Ursula will be a guest speaker at "Getting Published as a Writer For Children" 

 

Saturday 5 November 2016  

Canberra, Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA)

Workshop and Literary Dinner

Ursula will conduct a creative writing workshop for teacahers in the morning, and speak at a dinner at the Hyatt Hotel the same evening. Click here for details. 

 

 

Sunday 16 October 2016  

Kiama Readers' Festival

http://www.library.kiama.nsw.gov.au/krf/index.php/sessions-and-venues#Ursula%20Dubosarsky

10am-1pm 

Kiama Library, 7 Railway Parade, Kiama

Ursula will be reading to children at the inaugural Kiama Readers' Festival. 

 

 

 

Wednesday 12 October 2016  

Concord Library 60 Flavelle Street, Concord.

10.30am-11.30am

Ursula will be reading aloud to help celebrate Grandparents' Day at Concord Library. 

Enjoy stories and morning tea with Nanna and Grandad, Nonna and Nonno, Grandma and Poppy. For more information please email Council's Children's Librarian or ring 9911 6348

 

August 18-21  2016

Auckland New Zealand

35th IBBY International Congress

Ursula will be appearing at this conference as a Hans Christian Andersen award nominee for 2016

 

 

Tuesday August 2 2016  

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

School Magazine Centenary Celebrations

Ursula will be running a writing workshop as part of the 100 anniversary celebrations for the NSW School Magazine. Ursula is one of the magazine's Centenary Ambassadors. 

 

Sunday July 24 2016

10.30am-3.30pm

Sydney Living Museums Toy Festival 

Rouse Hill

 

Ursula will be reading from her novel, "Abyssinia", at the Sydney Living Museums Toy Festival at Rouse Hill. The novel won the Adelaide Festival Award for Literature, and is a ghost story based on the childhood writings of Kathleen and Nina Rouse, especially about their many dolls.

 

 

 

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Kurri Kurri Bowling Club

6pm

WHY DO CHILDREN WANT TO READ?

(...AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP)

Ursula will be a guest speaker at a fundraising dinner for the local pre-school. For bookings click here

 

Saturday 2 April  2016

International Children’s Book Day

ONCE UPON A TIME: A Celebration of 50 Years of IBBY Australia

Australia’s nominees for 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards:

Ursula Dubosarsky in conversation with Dr Robyn Sheahan-Bright

Including gourmet lunch

Bookings click here

 

2015   ARCHIVED

 

Sunday March 22 2015

Melbourne, The Wheeler Centre and the State Library of Victoria

Children's Book Festival

Ursula and illustrator Andrew Joyner  will be running a workshop together for children, "Draw a Story, Write a Picture"

 

 

Saturday April 25 2015

Anzac Day

Bigge Park, Liverpool

Liverpool Anzac Centenary Commemoration Event

Ursula will be reading from two of her Anzac-themed stories, Tibby's Leaf  and Little Wars.

Saturday July 25 2015

10.30AM–3.30PM

Sunday July 26 2015

10.30AM–3.30PM

ROUSE HILL HOUSE & FARM

356 ANNANGROVE ROAD, ROUSE HILL, NSW 2155

FREE

Ursula will be reading from her novel, "Abyssinia", at the Sydney Living Museums Toy Festival.

 

 

2014 ARCHIVED

February 19-23 2014

Perth

Ursula will be appearing at the Perth Writers' Festival

 

Sunday March 23 2014

Melbourne

Ursula will be appearing at the Children's Book Festival held at the State Library of Victoria and the Wheeler Centre

 

April/May 2014

Canberra

Ursula will be supported by a May Gibbs Creative Time Fellowship

 

Saturday May 3 2014

Armidale Library 11 am

Ursula will be speaking at Armidale Library in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the New England sub-branch of the Children's Book Council

 

May 19-25 2014

Sydney 

Ursula will be appearing with illustrator Andrew Joyner at the Sydney Writers Festival

 

Monday May 19 2014

Parramatta Library

1.30-2.30

Ursula and illustrator Andrew Joyner will be presenting "Too Many Elephants In This House" . Bookings essential - click

 

Wednesday May 21 2014 11am

Nationwide

Ursula and Andrew Joyner's book "Too Many Elephants In This House" will be read aloud simultaneously all over the country in the National Simultaneous Storytime

Ursula and Andrew will be reading the story in person at 11am at the City of Sydney Library Customs House.

May 20-24 2014

Sydney

National Institute of Dramatic Art  

NIDA presents a stage version of "Too Many Elephants In This House". Ursula and illustrator Andrew Joyner will be attending some performances and be available for booksigning. Bookings here.

 

Saturday August 92014

National Bookshop Day

The Children's Bookshop

6 Hannah Street, Beecroft

Ursula will be there with several other authors and illustrators.


Thursday 21 August 2014

6:00 PM

Book launch "Two Tales of Twins from Ancient Greece and Rome" 

Leichhardt Library
Piazza Level -Italian Forum, 23 Norton St
Leichhardt , Sydney

Sophie Masson will be launching the Christmas Press's 'Two Tales of Twins from Ancient Greece and Rome' - retold by Ursula Dubosarsky and illustrated by David Allan. Come along and meet Ursula and David. Free event.

Bookings required - 9367 9266.



August 27-28 2014

Melbourne

Ursula will be appearing at the Melbourne Writers Festival


September 10-20 2014

Berlin

Ursula will be appearing at  the Berlin International Literature Festival


Sunday 19 October 2014

2.00-4.30pm

Mid Mountains Community Centre, 9 New Street, Lawson

Ursula will be at the Westwords Blue Mountains "Spring into Stories" family day. Details here. 

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Ursula will be at the KOALA Awards Day at Newington College, Stanmore. 

Thursday 13 November 2014

4.30pm

The Children's Bookshop 6 Hannah Street Beecroft

Free but RSVP staff@thechildrensbookshop.com.au, 9481 8811

Ursula will be reading her new rhyming picture book, illustrated by Andrew Joyner,  about twin koalas, "Tim and Ed"

Friday 14 November 2014

6pm

Balmain Library

Free event but bookings essential 

Ursula will help celebrate the publication of the annual "Once Upon a Christmas" - with readings, music and light refreshments. Click here for more information. 

Monday 17 November 2014

Book launch "Tim and Ed"

1.10 pm  Grays Point Public School

Join Ursula at the Sutherland Shire Writers' Festival Children's Day for the launch of her new picture book, illustrated by Andrew Joyner.

 

Monday 24 November 2014

Double Bay Library

Storytime 10.30am 

Ursula will be reading "Tim and Ed" 

 

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Watsons Bay Library

Storytime 10.30am 

Ursula will be reading "Tim and Ed" 

 

Friday 28 November 2014

Paddington Library

Storytime 10.30am

Ursula will be reading "Tim and Ed" 

 

Saturday 6 December 2014

Children's Bookshop, 6 Hannah Street, Beecroft

1.30pm

Free but RSVP staff@thechildrensbookshop.com.au, 9481 8811

Ursula will help celebrate the publication of the annual "Once Upon a Christmas" - with a program of  readings and carols.  

 

2013  ARCHIVED

During 2013, Ursula is North Sydney Council's Writer-In-Residence at the Don Bank Museum.

March 23-24 2013

Bellingen, New South Wales

Ursula will be appearing at the BELLINGEN READERS' AND WRITERS' FESTIVAL

 

April 17 2013

Stanton Library, North Sydney

 

10-11.30 am   Ages 8 and up

Ursula will be running a creative writing workshop - click here for details and here for bookings. 

 

April 19 2013

Lane Cove Plaza Burns Bay Road Lane Cove

11.00am -12.00  All ages - school holiday activity

Ursula will be reading her picture books - for more information click here 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 6-7 2013  

State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney.

Children's Book Council of Australia (NSW Branch) Teen Writing Masterclasses

 

Ursula will be presenting two days of writing Masterclasses for senior school students. Click here for booking details. 

 

 

May 8 2013

The Children's Bookshop, Beecroft, NSW

4.30 pm 

Ursula will join illustrator extraordinaire Terry Denton to celebrate the start of a new series of  books they are doing together about a pair of guinea pig detectives in Buenos Aires  - The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta).

 

May 20 2013

 

Auburn Library, NSW

Writing Workshop for teenagers

 

4-5.30 pm   Free, bookings essential

Ursula will be conducting a writing workshop for local high school students - click here for more information. 

July 12 2013

Gibraltar Hotel, Bowral, NSW

Ursula will be appearing at the SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS WRITERS' FESTIVAL

 

Tuesday August 27 2013

Stanton Library, North Sydney

4.30-5.30pm  All ages  

 

Ursula and illustrator Andrew Joyner will be reading to children and discussing their collaborations - Too Many Elephants In This House and The Terrible Plop.  Feel free to bring a book along to be signed. Books will also be for sale. 

 

Saturday October 26 2013

North Sydney Children's Festival

10 am - 2pm  All ages  Free

Civic Park 200 Miller Street North Sydney

Ursula will be holding storytime sessions with craft for pre-schoolers at the Stanton Library stall