News about Mayfair Literary Agency


New picture book contract for Yvonne Mes with Hachette New Zealand

23 June 2020

Congratulations to Yvonne Mes on her new picture book contract with Hachette New Zealand. This gorgeous story is due out in February 2021.

New picture book contract for Yvonne Mes with Hachette Australia

23 June 2020

Congratulations to Yvonne Mes on her new picture book contract with Hachette Australia. This is going to be a wonderful book! It's due out in October 2021. 

Shire Writers' Festival

8 June 2020

Agent assessments are now sold out with Justine Barker at the Writers Unleashed Festival. 

CYA Conference

6 June 2020

Justine Barker will be at the CYA Conference this year doing manuscript assessments. Saturday 4th July has sold out. 

Temper Tabitha

30 May 2020

Leah Russack's beautifully illustrated picture book is due out in August 2020 with Larrikin House.  

Hachette acquires new picture book by Mike Lucas

21 April 2020

Congratulations Mike Lucas on your contract with Hachette Hachette. The awesome picture book is due out in May 2021. 

Cover Reveal - Bad Herbert

30 May 2020

Cover reveal for Mike Lucas's new picture. BAD HERBERT is due to be published in September 2020 by Larrikin House. 

Scholastic Australia acquires new picture book manuscripts (x2) by Rory H. Mather

4 April 2020

Congratulations to Rory H. Mather on two picture books manuscripts that have been acquired by Scholastic Australia. The first manuscript will be published in February 2021. 

What To Expect When You Get An Agent – with Justine Barker

23 March 2020

Justine Barker is speaking at the Queensland Writers Centre about What to Expect When You Get An Agent. 

Publication day - Little Bilby's Aussie Easter Egg Hunt

25 February 2020

Congratulations to Yvonne Mes on the publication of this beautiful picture book. Published by Hachette Australia.