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Amy Thomas
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Amy Thomas is a commissioning editor for Penguin Random House and works with many of their award-winning and beloved authors. She edits and commissions across the Penguin Random House Young Readers list.

Amy will be looking at: Picture book texts, illustration folios, chapter books and junior fiction, middle-grade fiction, YA and non-fiction for kids and YA.

Amy will be providing written 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  • Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.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.