Maryann Ballantyne is the publishing director at Melbourne’s most exciting publisher, Black Dog Books. Although still extremely young, her career spans more than 25 years in the industry.
Maryann is passionate about bringing Australian stories to young readers.
She lives in Melbourne with her husband, three children, a dog called Louie who is not black and a cat called Fluffy who is.
Maryann will be looking at all aspects of CYA literature in her 2016 one on one appointments.