Dmetri Kakmi

Dmetri Kakmi is a tutor, public speaker and freelance editor. He has approximately thirty years’ experience in various aspects of publishing. For fifteen years he worked as a senior editor at Penguin Books, specialising in children’s and young adult fiction, picture books, travel, fantasy, science fiction, crime, memoir, erotica, film, educational texts, medical and biography. He has a special affinity for fashion and supernatural fiction.

Dmetri is also a published writer.  His novel 'Mother Land' was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and has been published in Europe. His essays and short stories appear in anthologies.

Specialises in:

  • Children’s fiction
  • Crime
  • Memoir 
  • Horror
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