- Yusof Gajah's colourful Elephabet form part of the Illustrators Exhibition
- Linda Tan Lingard, President of SCBWI Malaysia presenting a token of appreciation to Yusof Gajah. Looking on is Dato' Dr Yeoh, Vice-President of Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology (LUCT). Sarah Joan Mokhtar, Vice-President of SCBWI Malaysia is the MC.
- The audience and front row: Mrs Zakiah (Mrs Yusof Gajah), Yusof Gajah, Dato' Dr Yeoh and Linda Tan Lingard
- Yusof Gajah and well-known APO? Cartoonist and MMU Lecturer, Sireh aka Anuar Hassan
- Panel discussion moderated by Sarah Joan Mokhtar. Panelists from Left to Right: Sireh, Yusof Gajah and Leowania Leong, Editor.
- Sireh talking animatedly during the panel discussion
- Part of the audience
Images from the SCBWI Malaysia Conference 20 November 2009 at Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya. Top to Bottom:
SCBWI Malaysia is a not-for-profit organization set up to develop local writers and illustrators and to bring together writers, illustrators, publishers, booksellers, educators and others for positive and mutually beneficial communications and interactions.
With the kind sponsorship of Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing, SCBWI Malaysia is pleased to invite you to participate in a one-day conference as follows:
Date : Fri, 20 November 2009
Time : 10.30am-5.30pm
Venue: Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology (LUCT), Cyberjaya
Official launch by Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing
In conjunction with this conference, we will be having an illustrators’ exhibition, book sales and a series of talks and panel discussions.
The Illustrators’ Exhibition will be held prominently at the busy and spacious plaza at the entrance of LUCT. Published illustrators may submit up to five pieces of artwork/print (please do not submit original artwork). Max artwork size is A3 (420x297mm). Either the Publisher or the illustrator may submit artwork for the exhibition. Prints will not be returned. Deadline for submission: 17 Nov 2009
Book Exhibition and Sales
Publishers and booksellers may also take this opportunity to showcase and sell their books on that day only. Books should be children, young adults or design books. Booths will be at the plaza of LUCT. Deadline: 12 Nov 2009
Talks and Panel Discussions
From 2.00pm onwards, there will be a series of interesting talks and panel discussions on the relevant topics including the use of illustrations in Malaysian children’s literature; addressing multiculturalism issues in children’s literature; preparing children’s picture books – the experience of an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator; and others. Entrance is free.
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org