Clare Hallifax is the publisher of Omnibus Books, an imprint of Scholastic Australia, and has been working as an editor and publisher for almost 30 years. Her career has spanned both children’s and adult publishing and all genres, literary and mass market. She publishes historical fiction (including various series such as the My Australian Story series) and stand-alone historical novels for middle-grade and YA readers. She has worked with some of the esteemed names of Australian children’s publishing including Mem Fox, Libby Gleeson, Sophie Masson, Emily Rodda, Kelly Gardiner and Richard Yaxley.
Clare will appear and provide manuscript assessments at the 2019 conference.