BWF presents...

Author-Illustrator Episode #05: Kathleen Jennings

Kathleen Jennings + Sarah Davis


#About the event

How to watch

Author-Illustrator is a free online series. The episode will be available to watch from 9am on the release date, and will be embedded on this page, or alternatively, you can watch it on our YouTube channel. No booking is required.

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Kathleen Jennings

Kathleen Jennings

Kathleen Jennings is a writer and illustrator based in Brisbane. Her debut Australian Gothic short novel Flyaway (Picador) was published in 2020. Her debut poetry collection Travelogues (Brain Jar Press) was also published in 2020, and she won the 2020 World Fantasy Award for art.

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a multiple award-winning illustrator, and associate art director for Walker Books Australia. She won the CBCA Crichton Illustration Award for her first picture book, Mending Lucille, in 2009, and since then has gone on to illustrate over 50 titles, in a range of styles and genres.  She has an Honours degree in literature, and her love of language and narrative underpins her illustration work.  With each project she experiments with new ways to construct visual narratives, working across a range of media. Sarah has collaborated with many major publishing houses and commercial clients across Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. An experienced presenter with a teaching background, she regularly speaks at schools, festivals and universities throughout Australia and internationally. Sarah is also proud to be an ambassador for Room to Read.