RESUMÉ
WORKSHOPS and SCHOOL VISITS (include)
  • Visits to around 50 schools per year, including regional and metropolitan residencies and tours
  • Halogen Young Leaders Day - Sydney Entertainment Centre
  • Regular presenter with Fremantle Children’s Literature Centre (local and regional Young Writers programs)
  • Nestle Write Around Australia program 
  • Books in Homes ‘role model’

FESTIVALS and CONFERENCES (include)
  • Salisbury University Literature Festival, Maryland, USA
  • Somerset Celebration of Literature - 6 times
  • Voices on the Coast - 3 times
  • Sydney Writers Festival - 4 times
  • Melbourne Writers Festival - 3 times
  • Perth Writers Festival - twice
  • Newington Festival, Sydney - twice 
  • Whitsundays Festival, - twice
  • Scotch College Festival 
  • All Saints Festival, Perth
  • Words Go Round (Singapore Arts Festival) 2012
  • Children’s Book Council of Australia Conferences - 3 times
  • Librarian Conference, South New Zealand
  • Various librarian and English Teachers’ presentations
  • Festival of Children’s Literature, NSW Writers’ Centre - 4 times

WRITERS' CAMPS
  • Bundaberg, Qld
  • South Coast, NSW
  • Anglican Youthworks WIR program
  • Challenge Ranch, Gosford
  • Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Townsville, Qld  
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCIES
  • Schools throughout regional China, as a guest of Quality Schools International
  • Osaka International School, Japan
  • International School of Zug and Luzern, Switzerland
  • Montana-Zug I.S., Switzerland
  • Basel International School, Switzerland
  • Singapore – Australian International School; Tanglin Trust School; International School of Singapore; United World College; German International School
  • Hong Kong International Schools tour (German-Swiss School, French School,     Discovery College, Creative Secondary School, Australian School) 

OTHER
  • Board of Directors, Varuna the Writers’ House (2014- )
  • Board of Directors, WestWords Youth Literature Project (2015- )
  • Literature Board member, Australia Council for the Arts (2011-2013)
  • May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust Fellow, Adelaide, March 2014
  • Writer in Residence, University of New England, September 2013
  • Creative Coordinator, Anglican Youthworks ‘Writers in Residence’ Camps, 2005-2010
  • Teacher at NSW Writers’ Centre (‘Year of the YA novel’ long course, 2011, 2012)
  • Teacher at Australian Writers’ Centre (Creative Writing Stage 1)
  • Judge, NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2010, 2013, 2015, Panel chair 2014
  • Assessor, ASA Children's Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative, 2013-14
   

James
Roy