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New Agency name and new website

New Agency name and new website

After twelve years in business, Alex Adsett Publishing Services is rebranding as Alex Adsett Literary. We are still acting in the dual roles of Literary Agent and Publishing Consultant, with Alex's consultancy services available to help authors navigate their...

The Subjugate optioned by Aquarius Pictures

The Subjugate optioned by Aquarius Pictures

Aquarius Films and Anonymous Content Partner to produce ‘The Subjugate’ Dystopian sci-fi thriller series based on the acclaimed novel by Amanda Bridgeman Leading independent production companies Aquarius Films and Anonymous Content have joined forces to produce the...

FLOOD DEBRIS WINS BANJO PRIZE

FLOOD DEBRIS WINS BANJO PRIZE

After the exciting news last week that emerging crime novelist Dinuka McKenzie has signed with Alex Adsett Literary, we are beyond thrilled that this week she has won the Banjo Prize for fiction with Harper Collins! Dinuka's debut crime Flood Debris, is an incredible...

Screen Deal for McAlister’s Valentine

Screen Deal for McAlister’s Valentine

Alex Adsett Literary is delighted to announce that the incredible YA supernatural series Valentine by Jodi McAlister has been optioned for screen by Like A Photon Creative.  The trilogy, Valentine, Ironheart, and Misrule, published by Penguin Random House features a...

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 touch...

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...

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