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

'From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage: How Australia Got Compulsory Voting' by Judith Brett

Judith Brett

Lively and inspiring, ‘From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage’ is a landmark account of the character of Australian democracy by the celebrated historian Judith Brett, the prize-winning biographer of Alfred Deakin.


'Baz & Benz' by Heidi McKinnon

Heidi McKinnon

From the creator of I JUST ATE MY FRIEND, this is a gorgeous and hilarious exploration of enduring friendship.


'The Book Chook' by Amelia McInerney, illustrated by Connah Brecon

Amelia McInerney

Book features :

- Debut picture book from an exciting and hilarious new author, Amelia McInerney (watch this space!)
- Silly, quirky, a joy to read aloud!
- Featuring warm, whimsical illustrations by Connah Brecon


'The Hollow Bones' by Leah Kaminsky

Leah Kaminsky

A lyrical and poignant cautionary tale, ‘The Hollow Bones’ brings to life one of the Nazi regime’s little-known villains through the eyes of the animals he destroyed and the wife he undermined in the name of science and cold ambition.


'Our Little Inventor' by Sher Rill Ng

Sher Rill Ng

A gorgeous and inspiring picture book about a young girl, Nell, who invents a machine to fix the pollution that is choking the city.


A Spanner in the Works: The Extraordinary Story of Alice Anderson and Australia’s Only All-Girl Garage by Loretta Smith

Loretta Smith

Alice’s life was brief but extraordinary, and in this richly detailed and entertainingly told book this pioneering Australian woman comes to life for readers for the first time.



Latest catalogue

Newsletter December 2018

2018 has been another wonderful year at Jacinta di Mase Management As one of our busiest and most successful years since the agency was founded in 2004, we wanted to showcase and celebrate the achievements of the talented creators on our list and give you a hint of the amazing books coming up in 2019. Best wishes, Jacinta di Mase, Danielle Binks, Natasha Solomun, and Poppy Fowler.

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