Kristy Bushnell (Independent)

Kristy Bushnell is a freelance editor specialising in children’s and young adult literature at Kristy Bushnell Editing Services. 

With over nine years’ of in-house experience at the University of Queensland Press in both editorial and marketing/publicity roles, Kristy provides sensitive and encouraging editorial guidance to assist writers in realising their publishing dreams. She has extensive experience in assessments, structural editing, copyediting and proofreading manuscripts of many genres, including children’s picture books, younger and middle reader fiction, and young adult fiction and non-fiction. 

Kristy has had the pleasure of working with award-winning authors like Claire Zorn, Steven Herrick, Brian Falkner, Peter Carnavas and Rosanne Hawke, and CYA-success authors such as Samantha Wheeler, Elizabeth Kasmer and Kathryn Apel. She has arts and education degrees and a graduate certificate in writing, editing and publishing, and is now focused on her own independent editing service.

Kristy will be looking at:

Picture books, chapter books, middle grade and young adult novels in her 2018 one on one assessments. 



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