Maryann Ballantyne is an editor with Wild Dog. 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.
Maryann will be running bootcamps for Chapter/Young Adult and Picture Books authors on Saturday and doing assessments on Sunday at this year's conference.
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Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.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.