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Alex Adsett & Crystal Corocher
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Alex Adsett (Agent)


Alex Adsett is an Australian literary agent and publishing consultant, who has been working in the publishing and bookselling industry for almost twenty five years.  She has managed Alex Adsett Literary since 2008.


As a literary agent, Alex is always seeking amazing manuscripts, with a focus on fiction and narrative non-fiction, especially SFF, crime and romance, for all ages from picture books to adults. She is proud to represent an outstanding stable of authors and illustrators, including Melissa Lucashenko, Isobelle Carmody, Dinuka McKenzie, Jasmin McGaughey and Hannah Sommerville.


As a consultant, Alex provides commercial and strategic advice to authors and independent publishers, particularly regarding publishing contracts. She has worked with many independent publishers and thousands of authors including Mirandi Riwoe, Sarah Malik, Graeme Simsion, Barry Humphries, and Melissa Greenwood.  She regularly delivers seminars on copyright and publishing contracts around Australia, and has served on various NFP literary boards including Small Press Network and Queensland Writers Centre.


Crystal Corocher (Editor, Author, Book coach)

Crystal is an author, editor and journalist providing mentoring and manuscript development to authors and aspiring authors under the Write Now Literary brand.


Bringing an academic background in Children’s Literature along with hands-on knowledge from several years working with traditional publishers, literacy organisations, and schools, you can expect rapid-fire feedback in your sessions with Crystal (she knows how fast the time will go!) - you can also expect an author-care-first approach at all times.


Best known for her work with Larrikin House Publishing, during which time Crystal was shortlisted for an ABIA Award in the Rising Star of Australian Publishing category (2022). Crystal is regularly found judging literary competitions such as Pitch It, CYA and Foreva bility, or at various speaking engagements as a passionate advocate for diversity in literature.

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