The list below offers the name of 108 active literary agents, the genres of work they represent, the agency they work manage or work for, and a link to. With a range of experience from bookselling and collecting, in house editorial, and television, our agents are commercially aware, wellconnected and skilled at helping authors develop their ideas. Apart from celebrity projects and writers who are already wellknown, successful literary agents rarely represent poets. Since then it has grown into a team of twenty, made up of primary, foreign rights and booktofilm agents, who between them look after many of the worlds bestknown and muchloved writers. Darley anderson childrens book agency london and uk. Literary agents united kingdom, canada, australia, and. The darley anderson literary, tv and film agency was founded by darley anderson in 1988 and is based in london, with an office in hay on wye. Jula ltd is a dynamic literary agency based at somerset house in london. List of poetry literary agents now accepting submissions tck. The list of literary agents in our literary agent database is the most comprehensive and accurate literary agency directory in print or online. Our team has decades of collective experience in the publishing, broadcast, brand licensing and corporate speaking industries which makes for a powerful offering in.
List of literary agents 20192020 book agents looking. Sometimes, i feel like giving up on american agents. They tend to be either poetry imprints in large publishing houses, such as in the uk the cape. Hes the author of solving the worlds problems and smash poetry journal. The agency represents awardwinning and bestselling authors of adult and childrens fiction and nonfiction who consistently feature on the sunday times, new york times and international bestseller lists. Both postal and electronic submissions are welcome and are all carefully read. We do not accept unsolicited childrens poetry collections. One of the uks leading literary agencies handling nonfiction, from memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, parenting and selfhelp to popular philosophy, science, food, history and business, we welcome originality, contemporary voices and engaging and ac. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent service to our authors, working closely with them at all stages of their careers. Many of our writers are among the highestpaid, bestselling authors in the world. The fastest and easiest way to send us your submission. Based in london, uk, law was founded in 1996 by literary agents mark lucas, julian. List of poetry literary agents now accepting submissions.
We offer a complete list of uk literary agents, with links to detailed profile summaries for each agent. About jula ltd jula ltd is a dynamic literary agency based at somerset house in london. It is also a wonderful opportunity to present the budding. And the largest houses only consider manuscripts submitted though agents. Poetry london aims to publish the best, most exciting poetry being written now, and we are always interested in work by unpublished poets, as well as celebrated ones submissions are read by martha sprackland, poetry editor. With over a dozen different ways to narrow your search you can find the right literary agent for your book, fast. List of literary agents 20192020 the literary agencies directory. The caroline sheldon literary agency is one of the uks leading literary agencies representing a bestselling roster of authors and illustrators. I self published my first book an autobiographical memoir but i would love to submit my latest offering to. Browse through agent or agency listings, or use advanced search to find literary agents who accept particular genres, accept queries, work in a particular state, and so on.
Our list of 108 literary agents accepting submissions from writers is a great place to begin building a list of literary agencies to query and submit your work. Northbank talent management is a talent and literary agency based in central london representing thought leaders, broadcasters and writers. Many writers believe they must have a literary agent in order to get published, but this is not always the case. The agency represents debut and bestselling authors published in the uk, us and internationally. Based in london s west end for over 30 years, mba is a leading literary agency representing writers in all media. The rohm literary agency was founded in 2002 to represent emerging authors of literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, investigative journalism, poetry, plays and screenplays.
Mba is a leading london literary agency representing writers in all media books, and scripts for film, television, radio and theatre. Exhibiting a diverse range of clients including michael crichton, anne rice, danielle steel, tom wolfe, and jeffrey eugenides, their representation, should you be selected, is nothing short of outstanding. Our particular areas of interest are fiction and all types of childrens books. About robert lee brewer robert lee brewer is senior editor of writer s digest, which includes editing writers market, poets market, and guide to literary agents. Darley anderson literary agency, london and uk literary. The literary agents list includes agents and literary agencies that represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of. The literary agents list includes agents and literary agencies that represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books theyre interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them. Renowned agent irene goodman does critiques of partial manuscripts, with all proceeds going to charity. The rohm agency is devoted to nurturing new literary endeavors worldwide the rohm literary agency was founded in 2002 to represent emerging authors of literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, investigative journalism, poetry, plays and screenplays. This is your chance to get professional feedback from an agent who has built many bestselling careers. Boutique literary agent for fiction and non fiction. Madeleine milburn ltd is a leading literary agency in the heart of mayfair, london, literary agents for new writers and established awardwinning authors. If you are trying to place your manuscript it can be hard to know where to start.
Find literary agents in the uk, canada, australia, and other countries at. If youre serious about getting your poetry published and reaching a wider audience for your work, you might want to consider working with a literary agent who. Welcome to d h h literary agency we are an editorially led agency run by passionate book lovers. Based in london, uk, law was founded in 1996 by literary agents mark lucas, julian alexander, and araminta whitley. An independent literary press that specialises in publishing poetry from both emerging. Having built my career in the london publishing industry, im here with a mission to launch the careers of exciting debut writers across the uk and ireland. They are seeking a wide variety of genres, including literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, scripts, fantasy, childrens literature and much more. We are affiliated to the authors agents association, the personal managers association and the writers guild of great britain. Please fill in and upload all relevant information in the form below. We only represent poetry or picture books in exceptional circumstances. Becoming a published poet can be quite a challenge. Enhanced services provide tracking of your submissions and automated document creation.
Only the bestknown poets have literary representation, because there is just so little money in it that agents dont bother. Joy harris works with literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, commercial fiction, memoir, and biography. There are approximately thirty agents in canada and, because there are so few, it can be difficult to find an agent who will represent you. We have film and tv agents in the uk and us who help to bring our bestselling books to the big and small screen. Caroline sheldon founded the agency thirty years ago after working as a publisher of womens fiction and childrens. In 2007 she moved back to the uk and set up the london office. Booklength literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. If the editor considers the work to be appropriate for our lists, we will put forward an offer of publication, either under a traditional contract or a shared. Caroline sheldon literary agency 71 hillgate place, london, w8 7ss 020 7727 9102. The agency is famous for encouraging new writers and has an international reputation for talent spotting and doing great deals. Northbank talent management is a talent and literary agency based in central london representing thought leaders, broadcasters and writers across all media throughout the world. Please note the society of authors comment on their website.
Hi, im sinead a literary agent based in the heart of manchester. If youre serious about getting your poetry published and reaching a wider audience for your work, you. Why poets should not seek literary agents victoria. Even in the best of circumstances, poetry collections are a tough sell, and the poetry market, which is dominated by small presses, simply isnt. If youre serious about getting your poetry published and reaching a wider audience for your work, you might want to consider working with a literary agent who specializes in poetry. If you live in central london or new york, thats a perfectly fine approach. Of course, if you want to get published the most important thing you can do is write a. Fiction and nonfiction, and tv, film, radio and theatre scripts. Submitting your book or manuscript darley anderson.
Pull up a chair and get totally engrossed in our guide for london book worms, from beautiful libraries and landmarks to bookbased events and literary talks. Having built my career in the london publishing industry, im here with a mission to launch the careers of. My literary agency is new and my service is boutique so my promise to each of my authors is simply this. Northbank talent management publishing, broadcast, brand. Our uk literary agents have a long history of producing commercial success for our authors in a broad variety of genres. Were looking for an editor with an outstanding reputation as a poet and an exciting creative vision for the future of poetry london.
All are from reputable literary agencies with solid track records. Our literary agent list is also free and its the easiest literary agents list to use. Created by the merger of julian friedmann literary agency and the carole blake literary agency, which were founded in 1976 and 1977 respectively. Jula ltd is a member of the association of authors agents aaa, a british voluntary trade association providing a collective voice for all ukbased literary agents. He loves blogging on a variety of writing and publishing topics, but hes most active with poetic asides and writes a column under the same name for writers.1123 1152 636 1488 97 1550 783 1356 90 17 543 1449 655 31 1191 1082 1526 1417 1595 280 974 359 204 400 522 688 711 903 561 1075 377 1223 262 389