December 15, 2016

I had an amazing time appearing on the year end special of ABC TV's The Book Club on December 13th! My book of 2016 was The Cursed Child, along with a second "under the radar" book. If you missed it on the night, you can always catch up on the episode at this link via iView - for those not in Australia the episode should be up on iTunes in a week or two! read this post

Events in Melbourne and Brisbane!

August 10, 2016

I'll be appearing at Brisbane Comic Con September 17th and 18th! So excited to be returning to Brisbane and to be taking part in the amazing Oz Comic Con. Click here for more details on the con. I'm excited to announce that I'll be taking part in two fantastic events as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival! Writing Gender How are issues of masculinity and femininity explored by authors? Why do authors choose to write certain characters? Nick Earls, Jacinta Halloran and CS Pacat dig deep into writing gender, from research and risks to the politics of representation. With Kate Cuthbert. So excited to be appearing at the Melbourne Writers Festival September 4th at 10am talking “Writing Gender” with the amazing Nick Earls, Jacinta Halloran and Kate Cuthbert. Can’t wait for this one, should be a fantastic discussion! For tickets and more information CLICK THIS LINK. Feminist Genre Writing Crime[...] read this post

Events in New York and London in May!

April 28, 2016

I'm so thrilled to announce that I'll be doing two exclusive events, one in London and one in New York in May! Come along, chat and get books signed, I cannot wait to meet you all! NEW YORK I'm so excited to be appearing at Book Culture Monday, May 16th at 7pm as part of the most amazing panel discussion with Ellen Kushner, Marie Rutkoski, Sarah Rees Brennan, Eloisa James and Damon Suede! Transgression: Writing On the Edge of the Acceptable From YA to fantasy to romance, six bestselling authors explore what it means to push boundaries within genres, and to tackle taboo topics in their fields. What happens when writers foray into the forbidden? What does it mean to 'transgress' in a novel, and how do writers deal with it—and make their readers like it? Join Eloisa James, Ellen Kushner, C.S. Pacat, Sarah Rees Brennan, Marie Rutkoski and Damon[...] read this post


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February 1, 2016

Excited to announce that I'll be doing a video Q&A livestream to celebrate the release of Kings Rising! This will be a forty minute-long video stream live from the Penguin Australia studio, and I'll be chatting and answering questions about Kings Rising and everything Captive Prince. During the event, submit your questions and comments on Twitter to the hashtag #CaptivePrinceLIVE where I'll be reading them, and if you can't make it to the event, feel free to submit your questions early - just make sure that you hashtag everything that you want me to see #CaptivePrinceLIVE! After the event, the video will be available to watch on my YouTube channel here. TIME: Thursday 4th, 6PM EST* SUBMIT QUESTIONS: On Twitter at the hashtag #CaptivePrinceLIVE WATCH LIVE AT: CS Pacat YouTube LiveStream *That's Friday 5th, 10am in Melbourne, Australia! read this post

New Melbourne event! Panel with Clementine Ford and Jules Wilkinson


January 23, 2016

I'll be talking about women writing queer fiction with the fabulous Clementine Ford and Jules Wilkinson as part of Word is Out for the Midsumma Festival in Melbourne - click here to book your tickets! read this post

Calling all Melbourne Captive Prince fans!

January 11, 2016

To celebrate the release of Kings Rising you are invited to a special Captive Prince fan event, held in Melbourne, 6:30pm Tuesday Feb 2nd - release day! * Fan Q&A and author talk * A special sneak-peek reading from Kings Rising! * Book signings, chats and hanging out Because I wanted to give something back to fans as a huge thank you for all your support, there will also be gifts and door prizes, and of course you will be able to buy copies of the newly released Kings Rising. So come along and bring your friends for a night of Captive Prince wonderfulness! To reserve your place, book at the Dymocks ticket booking page. Date: Tuesday 2 February Time: Ticketed Event at 6.30pm, signing to follow at 7.30pm Venue: Dymocks Melbourne, Lower Ground, 234 Collins Street Bookings: Book at this link Contact/queries: Louise McNally levents@dymocks.com.au The venue is friendly[...] read this post