ITEM: A book report from Maurice Lyon of The Golden Egg Academy for a Young Adult manuscript of up to 80,000 words.
DETAILS: As above
BIO: Maurice Lyon is a Mentor and Workshop Leader for The Golden Egg Academy. Maurice worked his way through several publishing jobs before he was appointed a commissioning editor at Penguin Children’s Books. There he was thrilled to work with childhood heroes Leon Garfield and Rosemary Sutcliff, as well as with Philip Pullman, Jill Murphy, Martin Waddell and Paul Stewart. Since then he has worked as an editor at Hodder Children’s Books and as Children’s Editorial Director at Frances Lincoln, where he developed the budding children’s fiction list and launched the career of Keren David.
WHO CAN BID: International