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 more than twenty years’ experience in the Australian book publishing industry across a range of roles including editor, publisher and educator. She works closely with her authors to ensure their manuscripts or non-fiction publishing proposals are sufficiently developed before embarking on the path to publication.

Areas of interest include:

NON-FICTION

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

FICTION

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