In episode 138 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
Behind The Books #5: Meet The Literary Agent
In this special summer mini-series, Allison takes you behind the books and behind the scenes of the Australian children’s publishing world.
In this episode, she chats to literary agent Annabel Barker about how she chooses the works she’ll champion on their path to publication.
About Annabel Barker
Annabel Barker is a literary agent who represents writers and illustrators who create books for children and young adults.
Annabel worked in children’s publishing for 20 years, in-house for publishers in London and Melbourne, before founding her agency in 2020.
It is her favourite thing to see Australian writers and illustrators published across the world.
This Camp is Doomed by Anna Zobel
The First Summer of Callie McGee by A. L. Tait
The Beehive by Megan Daley and Max Hamilton
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