Gabrielle Wang named new Australian Children’s Laureate
9 March 2022
Melbourne based writer Gabrielle Wang has been named the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2022 and 2023. Wang, the seventh person to be accorded the title, succeeds Ursula Dubosarsky who was in the role from 2020 to 2021. What exactly is a laureate, you ask? Good question. It’s a term we hear quite often, and not only in literary circles, but here’s a brief explanation.