Join Wayne Harris, designer and editor for Walker Books and multi-award winning illustrator of children’s books for a series of three workshops exploring at the process, collaboration and skills involved in making picture books.

Wayne Harris is an award-winning illustrator and designer. He won the APA Best Designed Picture Book of the Year Award for A Bit of Company by Margaret Wild and for Gordon’s Got a Snookie by Lisa Shanahan. He was short-listed in the 1995 NSW Premier’s Award for writing Judy and the Volcano, the same year Going Home was named an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book. He works as a designer for Walker Books Australia and also teaches design and illustration. He has most recently illustrated Bird to Bird, written by Claire Saxby

This series follows on from the panel run at Parramatta Artists Studios as part of the Studio Stories Series with Wayne Harris multi-awarding winning children’s book writer Sue Whiting, illustrator Uma Jeyaseelan and author Zarlahst Sarwari and growing out from a partnership between WestWords, Studio Stories, Finishing School, Parramatta Artists Studios and Lost in Books.

When: 6.30-8.00pm Thursdays 9th and 30th August, 20th Sept.
Where: WestWords Centre for Writing, 91B Grose St. Parramatta (entrance off Macarthur St)
To book: admin@westwords.com.au – booking is essential as numbers are limited
Cost: Free    Enquiries: WestWords – 8677 4815