Alex is a literary agent and publishing consultant with more than eighteen 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 amazing authors – working in science fiction & fantasy, crime, romance, young adult, middle reader and illustrated picture books. With a growing stable of authors, she is always on the lookout for something new to fall in love with.
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 board of Small Press Network, and for many years also the boards of the Queensland Writers’ Centre, and Queensland Literary Awards, 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 2016, Alex will be looking at:
YA spec fic/crime/romance, or general advice about publishing careers, contracts etc.