Jacinta Dimase Literary Agent Melbourne

Jacinta di Mase Management is a literary agency committed to the creation of quality books that engage, entertain, and inspire. We represent writers and illustrators across a diverse range of genre including picture books, young adult fiction, and fiction and non-fiction titles for the adult trade market.

New Releases

The Game of their Lives

As the Great War raged in 1916, two teams of Australian soldiers played an Australian Rules football match in London. It was the first time the world had seen our national game. But this was more than an exhibition match. It symbolised sport’s role in driving young athletes to enlist and fight.

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Leap

Shortlisted for the MILES FRANKLIN LITERARY AWARD 2016. A heart-breaking, heart-lifting, effortlessly enjoyable story about love and grief and everything in between.

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The Useful Book: 50th Anniversary Edition (Play School)

A beautiful, retro-esque edition of that Play School classic, THE USEFUL BOOK, published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of this iconic Australian show.

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A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald

If you loved The Paris Wife and Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, you will devour this deliciously evocative love story of a small-town girl with big ambitions in 1920s New York.

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We Are the Rebels: The Women and Men Who Made Eureka

Shortlisted for the CBCA 2016 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. Clare Wright’s groundbreaking, award-winning study of the women who made the rebellion in an abridged edition for teenage readers.

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Ride, Ricardo, Ride!

Shortlisted for the CBCA 2016 Picture Book of the Year Award. Ricardo loved to ride his bike through the village. He rode under endless skies, quiet and clear. He rode every day … But then the shadows came.

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