Hazel is an award-winning senior book designer at HarperCollins ANZ, where she entered the publishing industry in 2013.
Her experience spreads across fiction, non-fiction, illustrated books, children’s picture books and YA. Hazel won Emerging Designer of the Year in 2018 at the Australian Book Design Awards and subsequently won Designer’s Choice Book of the Year in 2019. In 2020, she was awarded the Rising Star Award at the Australian Book Industry Awards.
In her previous life, she has worked in motion graphics, magazine publishing and advertising for various clients in both Sydney and London.
Hazel will be judging the Book Covers category.