Crafting Words - Alex Adsett: ​What Even is a Literary Agent?

Sunday 15 March 2020
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
In store at Avid Reader Bookshop
Workshop Seat $75.00
Tickets available until 15 March 2020 12:00 PM

This Crafting Words workshop commences at 10.00am.

What even is a literary agent? Come along to talk to one of the best Literary Agents in the business.

Alex Adsett will give you a fast talking overview of the Australian publishing industry, and where the authors sit in the ecosystem. What is the role of a literary agent, and when don’t you need one. Plus a behind-the-scenes look at publishing contracts and copyright, and the sneaky things publishers hope you don’t know.  Join literary agent and publishing consultant Alex Adsett as she gives you the whirlwind tour of the big picture, insider information, and fine print to watch out for.

Alex Adsett is a literary agent and publishing consultant with more than twenty years’ experience working in the publishing and bookselling industry. She has managed Alex Adsett Publishing Services since 2008, and has helped hundreds of authors review and negotiate their publishing deals. As an agent she represents almost 50 authors writing for all ages and genres. She is often to be found on Twitter at @alexadsett or via her website


Refund Policy

Crafting Words workshops require a minimum of 15 participants. If Avid Reader cancels a workshop due to lack of participants we will try to reschedule it for a later date. If we cannot reschedule the event, or if you are unable to attend on the amended date, your payment will be refunded in full. Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend your workshop, Avid Reader cannot provide a refund.