Annabel Barker is a publishing professional with more than 20 years’ experience working for some of the world’s best children’s book publishers, in both Australia and the UK. Having focused predominantly in international rights throughout her career, Annabel has negotiated deals with publishers worldwide, including a number of high profile projects optioned for screen. She now runs her own literary agency, representing some of Australia’s very best creators for children and young adults.
We acknowledge and pay respects to the Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast and all their descendants both past and present. We also acknowledge the many Aboriginal people from other regions as well as Torres Strait and South Sea Islander people who now live in the local area and have made an important contribution to the community.