Alex is a literary agent and publishing consultant with more than sixteen years experience working in the publishing and book selling industry and has managed Alex Adsett Publishing Service since 2008.
As an agent, Alex represents a select group of genre authors – an exciting mix of crime, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, horror and romance. With a growing stable of authors, she is always on the lookout for amazing works of genre fiction for adults or young adults.
As a publishing consultant, Alex offers publishing contract and negotiating advice to authors, publishers and booksellers. She has worked for or with many different publishers and authors, serves on the boards of the Queensland Writers’ Centre, Queensland Literary Awards and the Small Press Network, and is often to be found on twitter at @alexadsett or via her website www.alexadsett.com.au.
For her one-on-one assessments at CYA Conference 2014, Alex will be looking at:
YA spec fic/crime/romance, or general advice about publishing careers, contracts etc.