Izzy Yates



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Izzy Yates is a Commissioning Editor at Penguin Random House Australia. Her areas of interest are health and wellbeing, personal development, lifestyle and cookery – she is always on the lookout for emerging trends and inspiring books with a valuable application to real life, and her authors include chef Tobie Puttock, longevity expert Professor Valter Longo and Japanese self-help guru Ken Honda. Born in Sydney, Izzy grew up in the UK where she worked at Penguin Random House in London before relocating back to Australia in 2016.

Izzy will be looking at adult & adult non-fiction works

including personal development/self-help, health and lifestyle,  mind, body, spirit, popular psychology, food and drink, society and culture, home and garden, careers/business, ideas-based non-fiction, & family and relationships/parenting.

Izzy is not looking at history, politics, sport, memoirs, or fiction.

She will be providing verbal feedback with her assessments

Izzy will be running bootcamps for two groups of adult non-fiction writers.


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  • Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.
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