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AUCTION ITEMS

There are several hundred individual items on Twitter
under #AuthorsForFireys or #AuthorsForFiries.
Here is a smaller selection. Please note that it is a work-in-progress.
In some cases there is a link to follow. Otherwise we suggest you copy and paste the author's Twitter handle into Twitter search to look them up.

Top tip: Jot down the username of the accounts you've placed bids on or intend to.
To look them up easily, type our hashtag (#AuthorsForFireys or #AuthorsForFiries) + from:USERNAME into the Twitter search bar.

GENERAL ROUND-UPS

Independent bookshop Readings @ReadingsBooks made this user-friendly blog post. CLICK HERE. Their pinned tweet is their own personal auction item.

@EmilyGale is making an ongoing thread of original artwork. CLICK HERE.

@NinaKenwood has a comprehensive list of manuscript assessments. CLICK HERE.

@NovaWeetman has grouped all the school workshops and Skype chats for students. CLICK HERE.

ON A BUDGET

@DinukaMcKenzie (pinned tweet) 

@wightbear (pinned tweet: $2,000 in supporting bids for WA writers)

@onemorepage a little thread of items available under $100*! *were under $100 when we found them. They might be more when you bid.

BY PUBLISHER

Penguin Random House has compiled a round-up of items offered by their authors: children's, YA, fiction and non-fiction. CLICK HERE.

@HachetteAus (pinned tweet) has a thread of their participating authors. This publisher is also auctioning a manuscript assessment for aspiring writers.

@AffirmPress (pinned tweet) is auctioning a manuscript assessment for aspiring writers.

@HarperCollinsAu is auctioning a manuscript assessment for aspiring writers.

@MagabalaBooks has a fantastic book bundle.

@UQPBooks has done a round-up thread of all their participating authors.

@AllenandUnwin has a thread of their participating authors.

BOOK BUNDLES

@CassMoriarty (signed by Brisbane authors)

@StoryfestInc

Karen Wyld

@HGEgmont (several bundles for children and teens)

@EmilyGale has a special set of signed books by an active firefighter for the top 5 bidders. CLICK HERE.

AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS FOR CHILDREN & TEENS

@onemorepageAU (their favourite kid lit offerings) and a separate round-up especially for creators: CLICK HERE.

@NovaWeetman (signed books and a chance to name a character in the last book of her trilogy)

A thread of YA authors auctioning items that teens would love to own.

FANTASY

The Fantasy Hive has compiled a round-up for those who love the genre. CLICK HERE

SOMETHING MORE UNUSUAL

Karen Wyld will host a 4-hour weaving circle of 12 people to be held in SA (date & location tbc). Join her in a discussion about First Nations books, and make a small basket. CLICK HERE.

Opera Australia has donated two tickets for auction with Helen Pitt's Walkley award winning book. CLICK HERE.

Stunning photograph of Kangaroo Island. CLICK HERE.

A small batch of unusual items.

 

KEEP BROWSING AUCTION ITEMS

ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS

MANUSCRIPT ADVICE AND ASSESSMENTS

YA author Nina Kenwood (It Sounded Better In My Head) is compiling an ongoing thread of these. CLICK HERE

POLITICIANS AND PUBLIC FIGURES

Kevin Rudd
Anthony Albanese
Benjamin Law & David Marr
Clementine Ford
Annabelle Crabb & Leigh Sales

GUESTS AND BUNDLES FOR BOOK CLUBS

Graeme Simsion (The Rosie Project)
Nicola Moriarty (The Ex-Girlfriend)
Trent Dalton (Boy Swallows Universe)

INTERNATIONAL AUTHORS

Rebecca Makkai
Leigh Bardugo
Cheryl Strayed
Min Jin Lee
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Jeff Vandermeer
Sarah J. Maas
Margaret Stohl

 
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