Cathy Vallance - Editor Assessments

Cathy Vallance is an editor with over thirteen years’ experience in the publishing industry. She has worked at the University of Queensland Press since 2012. Although she project manages books across the whole list, she has a special interest in children’s and YA.


Cathy is looking for literary stories that make me laugh and cry, with a distinctive voice. She will not be assessing genre fiction (romance, spec fiction, crime etc).

Cathy Vallance - Editor Assessments

  • Feedback

    Cathy will be providing verbal feedback with her assessments.

  • Assessment Categories

    • Chapter Books
    • Early Readers
    • Junior Fiction
    • Literary Fiction
    • Middle Grade
    • YA Writing
  • Important

    • Assessment sessions are only available to conference attendees at this time.
    • Assessment sessions are non-refundable unless we are able to resell the session.
    • No refunds will be made if you make an assessment booking but do not book for the Conference and your session will be cancelled.
    • 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 2021.

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