Writer Ambassadors endorse Room to Read educating the kids of the developing world

Writer Ambassadors endorse Room to Read educating the kids of the developing world

Sarah Davis and Susanne Gervay writer ambassadors for Room to Read at Hughenden 2014 009Champagne, catching up, sharing publishing news, writers, illustrators  …. at The Hughenden Hotel in Sydney.

Why? To spread the news of ROOM TO READ – educating the children of the developing world.

How many kids, has Room to Read helped?  9 million children and growing!

The brilliant Jennie Orchard heads the writer ambassador program for ROOM TO READ – and writer ambassadors came – award winning author Emily McGuire, best selling children’s author Belinda Murrell, Country Saga author Pamela Cook, Sarah Davis award winning ….. Susanne Gervay …. and we were there to discuss how to reach everyone with the message of Room to Read.

 

Come on –

-let’s get kids reading

-let’s especially give girls education

– let’s work with communities to stop illiteracy.

 

 

www.roomtoread.org/australia

 

 

I'm a writer committed to kids in particular. Adults are good too. Want to bring hope through story to my readers. Awarded an Order of Australia, Lady Cutler Award and a Lifetime International Award for Literacy for my body of work, spreading literacy is really important. I'm head of SCBWI Australia East & New Zealand, patron of Monkey Baa Theatre, Ambassador for the Premier's Reading Challenge, Writer Ambassador for Room to Read ... among other roles. I also love heritage and adapting to enhance the lives of people today, which is why I restored The Hughenden Hotel 1870s and The Residences Centennial Park - the only homes in the parklands which are open now for accommodation, events and lots of nature.

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