Steph Roundsmith is a children’s literary agent, freelance editor and runs a reading and writing scheme for children in the north east of England called kidsreadwritereview. She currently works as editorial assistant for Myrmidon Books in Newcastle and specialises in fiction and children’s books. Steph spends a lot of her time working with children’s authors, schools and children and has built up a wealth of knowledge as to what children want, what publishers are looking for and what booksellers are hungry to sell.
Steph is very keen to work with children’s authors in any genre up to YA and has a wide-ranging skillset from proofreading and copy-editing to mentoring and consultancy. Steph has worked with a range of writers and has a talent for spotting a great story with the ability to polish it to submission standard.