Me and My Corner

Kylie Covark

Writer of poems and stories for children and their big people
Lover of books
Educator and advocate
Mum of history’s most delightful humans

You can  find me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

You can also find some of my poems at: Australian Children’s Poetry

Awards and Publications

2019-2020

Raising Literacy Australia’s Emerging Author and Illustrator Mentoring Project
Debut picture book due for publication 2020 with Little Book Press

Spooktacular Stories: Thrilling Tales for Brave Kids
Story included in anthology
Witches Resist

2018

CYA Conference – Writing and Illustrating Competition
First Place: Picture Book – Preschool (Aspiring Authors)
A Letter to Post

Toolangi C.J. Dennis Poetry and Short Story Competition
Second Place: Open Poetry
Bill

Professional Associations

  • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
  • Writers SA
  • The Children’s Book Council of Australia – SA Branch

Conferences and Workshops

2019

  • CYA – Brisbane – including Picture Book Bootcamp and Middle Grade Bootcamp
  • Scribbles Academy – online
  • KidLitVic – Melbourne
  • How To Write For Children and Young Adults – Australian Writers’ Centre – Online

2018

    • Writing Picture Books – Australian Writers’ Centre – Online
    • Junior, Middle Grade & YA Writing: Know Your Audience – SA Writers’ Centre – Adelaide
    • Metre Matters – Jackie Hosking – Online
    • SCBWI Winter Retreat – Adelaide
    • Digital Poetry – SA Writers’ Centre – Adelaide
    • CYA Conference – Brisbane

2017

    • Writing Picture Books – WEA – Adelaide

    Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and visit!

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7 thoughts on “Me and My Corner

  1. Hi – I just wanted to say I absolutely love your poetry corner – now I’m a mum to two small people I can relate completely!

  2. I too just stumbled across your poetry corner… most of them brought a tear to my eye… they remind me so much of my life with my toddler boy and baby girl… beautiful chaos! What a beautiful way with words you have. Thank you for sharing.

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