Agent & Editor sessions can be booked before booking for the conference but you must be attending the conference in order to attend an assessment.



Jacinta will be looking at Adult Fiction and Picture Books.


For Adult Fiction:
Commercially savvy, plot-driven, authentic characters, page-turning. Think The Weekend by Charlotte Woods, What I like About Me by Jenna Guillaume, Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander, The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman, and The Helpline by Katherine Collette, and The White Girl by Tony Birch.


Picture Books:

Hard to describe, but research current best sellers and perennial favourites and explore why they work: I'm a Dirty Dinosaur, I Just Ate My Friend, Bad Crab, Mopoke, books by Tohby Riddle, Owl babies and other books by Martin Waddell, Peepo!, Each Peach, Pear Plum and other books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg, Do Not Lick This Book, The Great Rabbit Chase by Freya Blackwood, Bob Graham stories etc...

Jacinta Dimase - Agent Assessment

  • Please note editor and agent sessions are non-refundable unless we are able to resell the session.