Alex Adsett Literary is a full service literary agency, representing quality works of fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens and kids. We are a dynamic and growing agency with a focus on building diversity within the publishing landscape, and represent more than 45 authors from debut works of fiction to multi-award winners. We also provide freelance consultancy services for Australian publishers and authors, including commercial review of publishing contracts.
Adult literary fiction, non-fiction and fantasy. No poetry, screenplays, plays, or children’s. Please phone or email first to determine whether your kind of writing is of interest. Please let us know if any agents or publishers have seen any versions of the work. Member of the Australian Literary Agents’ Association.
Work represented: Non-fiction, especially travel narrative, memoir, biography, natural history. Most fiction considered including YA but NO speculative, fantasy, children’s, or poetry. Contact initially by phone or email. Please call during normal business hours Monday to Friday.
A member of the Australian Literary Agents’ Association, Curtis Brown represents many established writers and significant Estates. The agency is not currently looking to represent poetry, children’s picture books, stage or screen plays, short stories or translations.
Committed to quality Australian writing. Looking for exceptional writing with flair that breaks new ground. Biography and non-fiction preferred but crime, self-help and literary fiction also considered. Adult and young adult but not children’s. Telephone or email first.
Represents adult and children’s non-fiction and fiction. No poetry, plays or short stories. Initial contact via email, phone or mail (include SSAE) describing manuscript, assessments if any and writing history. Member of Australian Literary Agents’ Association (ALAA).
Golvan Arts Management represents a wide range of writers including writers of both adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, poetry, screen writers and writers of plays. They also represent visual artists and composers. Member of the Australian Literary Agents’ Association.
Irina Dunn offers her services as a manuscript assessor and editor as well as an agent to promote writers’ manuscripts to publishers. Have you completed a manuscript? Wondering what to do now? Email the manuscript to Irina Dunn to get a quote for a detailed assessment report. If Irina thinks your manuscript has “legs”, she will approach the relevant Australian publishers on your behalf and get your manuscript past the injunction on many publishers’ websites: “No unsolicited manuscripts except from an agent”.
Quality commercial fiction and non fiction for adult and children’s markets. Jacinta di Mase Management is a select agency representing a diverse range of authors and illustrators for picture books, young adult fiction, and quality commercial fiction and non-fiction for the adult trade market.
Margaret Connolly has been a literary agent for 30 years. She began her working life as a lawyer, before being approached to join Curtis Brown in the mid-1980s. She set up her own agency in 1992. Her client list includes many of Australia’s most distinguished novelists, poets, non-fiction authors, film-makers, children’s writers and illustrators.
The Speakers’ Bureau is a service which puts speakers in contact with organisations like schools, libraries, businesses and community groups that are looking for a speaker to talk or run a workshop on a particular topic. The speakers’ Bureau is administered by Metro magazine on behalf of the Australian Teachers of Media Inc., an independent, non-profit incorporated association promoting the study of screen literacy. Conditions: no travel allowance, must have an ABN.
We prepare your manuscript with skill and care to appeal to trade publishers: • Clean, error-free text • Easy-to-read layout • Synopsis • Author biography • Business case. Full professional member of the Institute of Professional Editors. Member of the Queensland Writers Centre.
Zeitgeist Media Group (ZMG) is a media-focused literary agency. We make sure that your novel or non-fiction work jumps above all others in the minds of potential publishers and media. We represent writers from Australia and around the world from our Brussels and Sydney offices.