Amanda Martin



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Amanda Martin is a senior editor at Penguin Random House Australia, passionate YA reader and general book addict. She has been working in the publishing industry for fifteen years, editing for both trade and educational publishers, bookselling and assessing manuscripts for Writers Victoria. She is an Accredited Editor through the Institute of Professional Editors and has also taught music for over ten years to children and adults.

Amanda will be looking at commercial and genre fiction for adults (especially crime, thrillers, romantic comedies and women’s fiction)

 – ideally with a strong voice and a cracking plot!

Amanda is not looking at poetry, plays and children's categories

Amanda will be providing verbal feedback with her assessments


  • Agent & Editor sessions are only available to conference attendees.

  • Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.
    If you have booked with one of them we will be in contact with you shortly.

  • You do need to be attending the conference to book an assessment. 

  • You may book your session before booking for the conference however there will be a $25.00 administration charge should you decide to cancel the appointment before assessment bookings closing on 15 May 2020 

  • No refunds will be made if you make an assessment booking but do not book for the Conference and your session will be cancelled.

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