A literary representative advocates for the author and their works across multiple media forms and helps them to build a writing career. Melanie Ostell has many years’ experience in the Australian book publishing industry across a range of roles including bookseller, editor, publisher, educator and now as literary agent.

Please scroll through the slideshow above to get a clearer idea of our interests; also note we’re highly selective about titles for younger readers and do not accept submissions for poetry, plays, fantasy or Mind, Body, Spirit titles. You can send a query via the Contacts page.


  • arts
  • biography and memoir
  • environment
  • history
  • natural history
  • politics
  • science & technology
  • sport


  • literary
  • high-quality commercial
  • crime/thriller
  • occasional middle grade and YA