Alex Adsett is a literary agent specialising in genre fiction, as well as a freelance publishing consultant offering commercial contract advice to authors and publishers. She has more than 17 years’ experience working in the publishing and bookselling industry and has managed Alex Adsett Publishing Services since 2008. As a consultant, Adsett helps authors and publishers negotiate publishing contracts in line with industry standards. As a literary agent, she is focussed on finding exceptional genre manuscripts for adults and young adults, including romance, science fiction, fantasy, crime and mystery. Adsett represents a select stable of authors including Alan Baxter, Kylie Chan, Nicholas J Johnson, Maria Lewis and Tricia Sullivan.