Australia Day is January 26th and what better way to celebrate the achievements of their country by highlighting its many Australian YA authors — and there are a lot! So many that it would be unwieldy trying to list all of them and their books in a blog-sized post. I decided instead to create a word cloud of as many as I could think of using Tagxedo (forgive me if I missed anyone). The program “Globalize Me! Young Adult Literature from Outside the U.S.” that I attended at the YA Lit Symposium in November focused mostly on Printz Award-winning Australian YA authors both familiar and unfamiliar to us in the US — since not all are published here yet.