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Kate Agar

Kate Agar is the Editorial Director for the fiction list at Hachette Children’s Group, which incorporates the imprints Hodder Children’s, Orion Children’s, Orchard, Quercus Children’s and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She commissions titles for ages five to young adult, and works with a diverse range of authors including Zanib Mian, Dermot O’Leary and Katherine Woodfine.

Everyone at Hachette Children’s Group is so pleased to be continuing our hugely successful partnership with NWN for a second year. We’re incredibly excited about publishing the first winner of the NWN Hachette Children’s Novel Award, James Harris, with his debut middle-grade novel and we can’t wait to see all the new talent unearthed by the 2020 Award. It’s such a privilege to support and encourage writers at this early stage of their journey to publication.


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