Final Judge: Aspiring Category 1 -Picture Books - Preschool, Category 2 - Picture Books - Primary, Picture Books - Non Fiction, Category 4 - Chapter Books.
Suzanne O’Sullivan is the commissioning editor for Lothian Children’s books, the children’s imprint of Hachette Australia. She has worked in the book industry for over a decade, and has spent most of that time in children’s books, editing everything from board books to YA/crossover fiction.
At Lothian she publishes authors and illustrators including Lachlan Creagh, Mandy Foot, Ursula Dubosarsky, Mark Wilson, Cheryl Orsini, E. Coombe, Karen Erasmus and Felicity Gardner. The book she is most excited to be publishing in 2014 is Lisa Shanahan and Gus Gordon’s Big Pet Day.
Thank you Suzanne for being a final judge in the CYA Conference Competition season.