Editor Appointments

Editor/Agent/Industry Professional Appointments:

3rd June : Due to a number of changes to the editor works submitted we have reopened bookings until 9 June 2018.  

Some of the sold-out editors now have sessions available.

These are additional to the cost of Conference if you require one. 

Cost of Editor/Agent Appointments: 

Cost: $112.20 incl GST - PayPal/credit card only. No cash or cheques.

Pitches are strictly limited to a maximum of 15 minutes.

The booking form allows you to choose your editor and not your time at the moment.

Actual assessment times will be confirmed the week before the conference.

Preference will be given to conference attendees when the final allocations are announced.


  • 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 9th JUNE 2018 
  • No refunds will be made if you make an assessment booking but do not book for the Conference.

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, 2500 words) AND synopsis (single spaced, size 12 font, 500 words) OR

Illustrations: 4 – 5 samples. (Bring your portfolio with you on the day.)

Work must be submitted using the form link emailed to you after your editor's appointment is booked and paid for by 9th JUNE 2018.

Confirmation of your times for your editor/agent sessions will be emailed to you one week before the conference.

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5 Minute Agent and Editor Pitching Apointments: 

Import information:

  • You can only book pitching sessions once you have booked for the conference.
  • Session time will be allocated for the pitching sessions.
  • Pitches are strictly limited to a maximum of 5 minutes.
  • You may select as many agents and editors as you want on a single booking.
  • You can book multiple sessions with the same editors but they will need to be made as separate bookings. 
  • Sessions are $5.50 (incl GST) each.

Only certain editors/agents are taking formal 5 minute appointments, please check their pages to ensure you only pitch what they are looking for.



CYA 2018 5 min pitch


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