Davina Bell is a writer for young people of many ages, and a children's book editor. Her award-winning and Notable picture books include Under the Love Umbrella, The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade, Oh Albert! and Hattie Helps Out. Having been a Senior Editor at Penguin Books, she now works on the children's list at Affirm Press in Melbourne. A lover of words and ideas in many forms, Davina regularly travels the country, speaking to children and adults about books and writing. The magic of children's literature continues to enchant her.
Davina is also an author, her short stories and essays have been published in various journals and anthologies, including Best Australian Stories.
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Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.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.