Welcome to Golvan Arts Management


Information for writers about literary agents, Golvan Arts Management and the business of writing in Australia. If you are interested in representation, it is most important that you carefully read all of the relevant sections below. At present WE ARE NOT considering new proposals. We only represent Australian or Australian based clients. For other recommended Australian Literary Agents, please see the listing at the Australian Literary Agents Association web site.


Biographies of and information about selected clients.


Clients available for school, library, literary and arts festivals, community presentations and workshops.


Featured projects-rights sales for theatre, film and television, and visual arts applications.

Children’s Author


Jayne Lyons is married and a full time working mother, with one daughter. She was born and raised in the UK and has been living in Perth since January 2005. Jayne works for a major Australian corporation offsetting carbon emissions. She has also worked in the developing world and seen first hand the challenges faced by children there. She is passionate about children being given the opportuity to achieve their dreams.  Jayne loves talking about books and writing to students and adults of all ages and is available as a speaker.

A second feature film based on her debut novel for young readers, 100% Wolf, titled 200% Wolf, is in production with screenings planned for 2024. The second TV Series, 100% Wolf: The Book of Hath, was premiered on ABC ME and ABC iview in May 2023.


Philomella cvrAuthor and Poet

Doris Brett, born in 1950, is a Clinical Psychologist and writer who is married, has one daughter and lives in Melbourne, Australia. She has published eight books ranging from poetry to novels to therapeutic storytelling for children. Her debut work of middle-grade fiction, Philomella and the Impossible Forest, was published by HardieGrant Books in April 2023.