Pitching opportunities in a time of COVID

Pitching opportunities in a time of COVID

I am pretty clear on my submission guidelines that authors who would like to submit to the agency need to have met a few criteria – they need to be recommended by someone I know and trust (Sidenote #1 this means you have to ask someone I know to actually get in...
Lack of diversity in Australian publishing

Lack of diversity in Australian publishing

“If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else” – Toni Morrison Like everyone, I have been shocked and horrified by the violent racial discrimination exploding once again in the US, and shamed and horrified by the ongoing racial discrimination here...
Smashed Avocado TV Deal

Smashed Avocado TV Deal

Alex Adsett Publishing Services is delighted to announce the sale of film and television rights for Nicole Haddow’s Smashed Avocado: How I Cracked the Property Market and You Can Too (published by Nero) to the incredible team at Good Thing Productions. The sale was...

Film Option for The Giant and the Sea

Australian Production Company Like A Photon Creative has optioned The Giant and the Sea and will look to make it into a short film. A timely and powerful take on climate change, standing up for what you believe in, and the power of hope. Hachette Australia’s...

Shaw farewells AAPS to start own agency

After five years working under the umbrella of Alex Adsett Publishing Services, Martin Shaw has today announced he is establishing his own literary agency, Shaw Literary, and will continue to build a stable of authors under his own banner. Martin joined AAPS as a...