Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.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.
4th and 5th July 2020
Sessions are 15-minute one-on-one meetings and will happen on the 4th and 5th of July. Your work will be pre-read/previewed by the editors and agents before your session.
The cost is $92.00 (including GST) per assessment and is additional to the cost of the Conference.
Agent & Editor sessions are only available to conference attendees.
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.
Pre-reading Requirement - for all Children’s or Young Adults Manuscripts & Illustration Work:
Short BIO on who you are, where you are going in the CYA industry and a photograph of you.
Picture books: 2 texts, OR
Novels: 10 pages (double-spaced, size 12 font, 2,500 words) AND synopsis (single-spaced, size 12 font, 500 words) OR
Illustrations: 4 – 10 samples, and have your portfolio with you when you start the session.
Pre-reading Requirement - Adult Literature
Short BIO on who you are, where you are going in the industry and a photograph of you.
10 pages (double-spaced, size 12 font, 2,500 words) AND synopsis (single-spaced, size 12 font, 500 words)
Note: It is preferable to send your work as ONE WORD DOCUMENT, in the order of Name, Picture (6cm height - don't worry if you can't size - we can do that,) BIO and details, then your work for prereading.) If you can't manage the combination, that's okay we'll fix like always, but it saves us a lot of time if you do this.
You will be sent a link for submitting your work by 1 May. All work must be submitted and paid for by 15 MAY 2020.
We are aiming to get your times for your editor/agent sessions to you at least two weeks before the conference.
Missed out on a bootcamp or assessment?
You can waitlist to be first in line is someone cancels.
Adult Editors & Agents
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