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Paper Bird Fellowship Evening
21 March @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Frané Lessac and Amber Moffat in discussion about creating picture books at Paper Bird on Thursday 21 February 6-8pm.
As illustrators who like to ‘fill the page’ rather than set their characters against white space, Frané and Amber will explore how setting and background can be used to enrich stories for children.
They will also discuss Amber’s recent Fellowship, and the process of completing her first picture book, I Would Dangle The Moon.
Amber Moffat is a writer and visual artist based in Western Australia. She believes that being able to share stories is the most magnificent thing about being human. She is an experienced teacher and a fierce advocate for arts education.
At the end of 2015 Amber was awarded an Emerging Writers’ Mentorship by the Australian Society of Authors. The judges said of her work, “This picture book text was absolutely wonderful – lyrical, evocative, poetic, and quite unusual. It had a really unique voice, and the imagery was very striking.”
Amber was the recipient of a Paper Bird Fellowship in 2018, and she completed the final artwork for her debut picture book, I Would Dangle the Moon, during her residency at Fremantle’s Paper Bird, Children’s Books and Arts.
I Would Dangle the Moon will be released by MidnightSun Publishing in June 2019.
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