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Directory of Literary Agents

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A & B Personal Management Ltd
Suite 330, Linen Hall, 162-168 Regent Street, London, W1B 5TD
Tel No: 020 7434 4262
Fax No: 020 7038 3699
Email: billellis@aandb.co.uk
Directors R.W.Ellis, R.Ellis
Full-length MSS. Scripts for TV, theatre, cinema; also novels, fiction and non-fiction (home 12.5%, overseas 15%), performance rights (12.5%). No unsolicited material: write first before submitting synopsis. No reading fee for synopsis, plays or screenplays, but fee charged for full-length MSS. Return postage required. Founded 1982.
 
A.M.Heath & Co. Ltd*
6 Warwick Court, London WC1R 5DJ
Tel No: 020 7242 2811
Fax No: 020 7242 2711
Web: www.amheath.com
Directors William Hamilton (managing), Sara Fisher, Sarah Molloy, Victoria Hobbs
Full-length MSS. Literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, children's (home 10-15%, USA 20%, translation 20%), performance rights (15%). No science fiction, screenplays, poetry or short stories except for established clients. No reading fee. Agents in USA and all European countries and Japan. Fiction and non-fiction from age 5 to young adult (home 10-15%, USA 20%, translation 20%). Handles picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction, series fiction, film/TV tie-ins and non-fiction. Also handles adult literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction; 20% of list is for children's market. Submit synopsis and sample chapters. No reading fee. Will suggest revision. Overseas associates in USA, Europe, South America, Japan and the Far East.
Authors: Bella Bathurst, Anita Brookner, Helen Cresswell, Patricia Duncker, Geoff Dyer, Katie Fforde, Graham Hancock, Tobias Hill, Conn Iggulden, Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell, Tim Pears, Susan Price, Adam Thorpe, Barbara Trapido. Founded 1919. Children's authors include Nicholas Allan, Helen Cresswell, Nick Gifford, Joanna Nadin, Susan Price, Maggie Prince, John Singleton, Rose Wilkins, Leslie Wilson, the Estates of Noel Streatfeild and Joan Aiken. Founded 1919.
 
A.P. Watt Ltd*
20 John Street, London WC1N 2DR
Tel No: 020 7405 6774
Fax No: 020 7831 2154 (books) 020 7430 1952 (drama)
Email: apw@apwatt.co.uk
Web: www.apwatt.co.uk
Directors Caradoc King, Linda Shaughnessy, Derek Johns, Georgia Garrett, Nick Harris, Natasha Fairweather, Sheila Crowley
Full-length MSS; dramatic works for all media (home 10%, USA and foreign 20% including commission to foreign agent). No poetry. No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS. Adults' and children's full-length MSS; dramatic works for all media (home 15%, USA and foreign 20% including commission to foreign agent). No poetry. No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS.
Authors: Quentin Blake, Georgia Byng, Zizou Corder, Grace Dent, Helen Dunmore, Sarah Harrison, Philip Kerr, Dick King-Smith, Philip Pullman, Philip Ridley. Founded 1875.
 
Abbey Agency (Literary Services)
83 High Street, Graveley, Cambridgeshire, PE19 6PL
Tel No: 01480 839150
Email: admin@abbeyagency.com
Propietor Faith Dakin
General fiction and non-fiction. Full-length MSS (home 10%, overseas 12.5%). Aims to encourage new writers. Send preliminary letter with sae. Reading fee charged for unpublished authors. Founded in 1999
Authors: John Daniels, Derek M. Fox, Stephen Najda, Mike Vardy.
 
Abner Stein*
10 Roland Gardens, London SW7 3PH
Tel No: 020 7373 0456
Fax No: 020 7370 6316
Contact Caspian Dennis, Arabella Stein
Fiction, general non-fiction and children's (home 10%, overseas 20%). Not taking on any new clients at present.
 
Alan Brodie Representation Ltd (incorporating Michael Imison Playwrights)
211 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HF
Tel No: 020 7917 2871
Fax No: 020 7917 2872
Email: info@alanbrodie.com
Web: www.alanbrodie.com
Directors Alan Brodie, Sarah McNair, Alison Lee
Specialises in stage plays, radio, TV, film (home 10%, overseas 15%); no prose fiction or general MSS. Represented in all major countries. No unsolicited scripts; recommendation from known professional required.
 
Alexandra Nye, Writers & Agents
Craigower, 6 Kinnoull Avenue, Dunblane, Perthshire FK15 9JG
Tel No: (01786) 825114
Director Alexandra Nye
Literary fiction, Scottish history, biographies; no poetry or plays (home 10%, overseas 20%, translation 15%). No phone calls please. Preliminary letter with synopsis preferred; sae essential for return. Reading fee for supply of detailed report on MSS. Founded 1991.
 
Andrew Lownie Literary Agency*
Great Smith St, London, SW1P 3BU  7574 Fax 0207 222 7576
17 Sutherland Street, London SW1V 4JU
Tel 0207 222
Fax 0207 222 7576
Email: lownie@globalnet.co.uk
Web: www.andrewlownie.co.uk
Director Andrew Lownie
Full-length MSS. Biography, history, reference, current affairs, and packaging journalist and celebrities for the book market (worldwide 15%). No reading fee; will suggest a revision.
Authors: Juliet Barker, the Joyce Cary Estate, Tom Devine, Jonathan Fryer, Laurence Gardner, Timothy Good, Lawrence James, Julian Maclaren-Ross Estate, Norma Major, Sir John Mills, Tom Pocock, Nick Pope, Martin Pugh, John Rae, Richard Rudgley, Desmond Seward, David Stafford, Alan Whicker; The Oxford Classical Dictionary , The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English . Founded 1988.
 
Andrew Mann Ltd* (in association with Jane Conway-Gordon)
1 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JA
Tel No: 020 7734 4751
Fax No: 020 7287 9264
Email: manscript@onetel.com
Directors Anne Dewe, Tina Betts, Sacha Elliot
Full-length MSS. Scripts for TV, cinema, radio and theatre (home 15%, USA and Europe 20%). Associated with agents worldwide. No reading fee, but no unsolicited MSS without preliminary enquiry and sae. Email submissions - synopses only. Founded 1968. Children's fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%). Handles picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction, series fiction, film/TV tie-ins and non-fiction. Also handles adult fiction and scripts for TV, cinema, radio and theatre; 20% of list is for children's market. Submit synopsis and first 20pp plus a sae. No email submissions. No reading fee. Will suggest revision. Founded 1968.
Authors: Gina Douthwaite, Joe Hackett, Judith Heneghan, Shirley Isherwood, Kate Lennard, Jude Wisdom, Sarah Mussi.
 
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Ltd*
Clerkenwell House, 45-47 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0QX
Tel No: 020 7417 8800
Fax No: 020 7417 8812
Email: all@nurnberg.co.uk
Specialises in the sale of translation rights.
Annette Green Authors’ Agency*
1 East Cliff Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9AD
Tel No: 01892 514275
Fax No: 01892 518124
Email: annettekgreen@aol.com
Web: www.annettegreenagency.co.uk
Proprietor Annette Green, David Smith
Full-length MSS (home 15%, overseas 20%). Literary and general fiction and non-fiction, popular culture, history, science, teenage fiction. No dramatic scripts, poetry, science fiction or fantasy. No reading fee. Preliminary letter, synopsis, sample chapter and sae essential.
Authors: Andrew Baker, Julia Bell, Bill Broady, Meg Cabot, Simon Conway, Terry Darlington, Fiona Gibson, Justin Hill, Max Kinnings, Maria McCann, Adam MacQueen, Ian Marchant, Lembit Opik MP, Prof Charles Pasternak, Kirsty Scott, Peter Shapiro, Bernadette Strachan, Elizabeth Woodcraft. Founded 1998. Children's authors include Julia Bell, Meg Cabot, Mary Hogan. Founded 1998.
 
Anthony Sheil (in association with Gillon Aitken Associates)
18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT
Tel No: 020 7373 8672
Fax No: 020 7373 6002
Email: anthony@gillonaitken.co.uk
Web: www.gillonaitkenassociates.co.uk
Proprietor Anthony Sheil
Quality fiction and non-fiction (home 10%, overseas 20%). No reading fee. Works in conjunction with Gillon Aitken Associates Ltd .
Authors: Caroline Alexander, John Banville, Josephine Cox, John Fowles, John Keegan, Robert Wilson.
 
Antony Harwood Ltd
103 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6EB
Tel No: 01865 559615
Fax No: 01865 310660
Email: mail@antonyharwood.com
Web: www.antonyharwood.com
Contacts Antony Harwood, James Macdonald Lockhart
General and genre fiction; general non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%). Will suggest revision. No reading fee.
Authors: Amanda Craig, Louise Doughty, Peter F. Hamilton, Alan Hollinghurst, A.L. Kennedy, Douglas Kennedy, Chris Manby, George Monbiot, Garth Nix, Tim Parks. Founded 2000. Children's authors include Garth Nix. Founded 2000.
 
Anubis Literary Agency
6 Birdhaven Close, Lighthorne, Warwick CV35 0BE
Tel No: 01926 642588
Fax No: 01926 642588
Email: writestuff@btinternet.com
Contact Steve Calcutt
Genre fiction: crime, thrillers, horror, science fiction, fantasy (home 15%, USA/translation 20%). No other material considered. Send 50pp, a one-page synopsis and sae (essential). No reading fee. No telephone calls. Works with the Marsh Agency Ltd on translation rights. For information about agency writers' seminars contact: writestuff2@btinternet.com.
Authors: Clients include Lesley Asquith, Christopher Golden, J.F. Gonzalez, Anthea Ingham, Tim Lebbon, Sarah Pinborough, Adam Roberts, Steve Savile, Brett A. Savory. Founded 1994.
 
Associated Publicity Holdings Ltd
7 Kensington Church Court, London, W8 4SP
Tel No: 020 7937 5277
Fax No: 020 7937 2833
Email: Jonathan.Harris@aph-agent.demon.co.uk
Managing Director Jonathan G. Harris
Full-length MSS. Fiction and non-fiction, particularly sport, history, archaeology, biographies, thrillers and crime novels (home 15%, overseas 20%), performance, film and TV rights (15%). Send outline, 2 sample chapters and sae. Works with foreign agencies. No reading fee. Founded 1987.
 
Author Literary Agents
53 Talbot Road, London N6 4QX
Tel No: 020 8341 0442 Mobile 07989 318245
Email: agile@authors.co.uk
Contact John Havergal
Fiction, non-fiction and children's (home 15%, overseas/translations 25%). Send a half-page summary of plot and main characters for initial appraisal together with the first chapter/scene/section. Sae essential for reply. No reading fee. Founded 1997.
 
Barbara Levy Literary Agency*
64 Greenhill, Hampstead High Street, London NW3 5TZ
Tel No: 020 7435 9046
Fax No: 020 7431 2063
Director Barbara Levy, Associate John Selby
Full-length MSS. Fiction and general non-fiction (home 10%, overseas by arrangement). Film and TV rights for existing clients only. No reading fee, but preliminary letter with synopsis and sae essential. Translation rights handled by the Buckman Agency; works in conjunction with US agents. Founded 1986.
 
Barrie James Literary Agency (incorporating New Authors Showcase)
Rivendell, Kingsgate, Torquay TQ2 8QA
Tel No: 01803 326617
Email: mail@newauthors.org.uk
Web: www.newauthors.org.uk
Contact Barrie E. James
Internet site for new writers and poets to display their work to publishers. No unsolicited MSS. First contact: send sae or email. Founded 1997.
 
Blake Friedmann Literary, TV & Film Agency Ltd*
122 Arlington Road, London NW1 7HP
Tel No: 020 7284 0408
Fax No: 020 7284 0442
Email: firstname@blakefriedmann.co.uk
Directors Carole Blake, Julian Friedmann, Barbara Jones, Conrad Williams, Isobel Dixon
Full-length MSS. Fiction: thrillers, women's novels and literary fiction; non-fiction: investigative books, biography, travel; no poetry or plays (home 15%, overseas 20%). Specialises in film and TV rights; place journalism and short stories for existing clients only. Represented worldwide in 26 markets. Preliminary letter, synopsis and first 2 chapters preferred. No reading fee.
Authors: Gilbert Adair, Jane Asher, Edward Carey, Elizabeth Chadwick, Victoria Clayton, Barbara Erskine, Ann Granger, Maeve Haran, Ken Hom, Glenn Meade, Lawrence Norfolk, Gregory Norminton, Joseph O'Connor, Sheila O'Flanagan, Sian Rees, Michael Ridpath, Craig Russell, Tim Sebastian, Julian Stockwin. Founded 1977.
 
Blanche Marvin
21A St John’s Wood High Street, London NW8 7NG
Tel No: 020 7722 2313
Fax No: 020 7722 2313
Full-length MSS (15%), performance rights. No reading fee but return postage essential.
Authors: Christopher Bond.
Book Bureau Literary Agency
7 Duncairn Avenue, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
Tel No: 0127 64996
Fax No: 0127 64834
Web: thebookbureau@oceanfree.net
Managing Director Geraldine Nichol
Full-length MSS (home 10%, USA/translation 20%). Fiction preferred - thrillers, Irish novels, literary fiction, women's novels and general commercial. No horror, science fiction, children's or poetry. Strong editorial support. No reading fee. Preliminary letter, synopsis and 3 sample chapters. Return postage essential, IRCs from UK and abroad. Works with agents overseas.
 
BookBlast Ltd
PO Box 20184, London W10 5AU
Tel No: 020 8968 3089
Web: www.bookblast.com
Director G. de Chamberet
Full-length MSS (home 12%, overseas 20%), TV and radio (15%), film (20%). Fiction and non-fiction. No scripts, horror, crime, science fiction, fantasy, poetry, health, cookery, gardening, short stories, academic articles or children's books. Radio, TV and film rights sold mainly in works by existing clients. No reading fee. No unsolicited approaches at present. No new clients taken on except by recommendation. Founded 1997. Contact Address material to the Company.
Authors: Jamika Ajalon, Rupert Bogarde, Mike Dibboll, Samara Hain, Luis Domingues, S.I. Martin, Stephen Morris, Mounsi, Christov Rühn, Onyekachi Wambu.
 
Brie Burkeman*
14 Neville Court, Abbey Road, London NW8 9DD
Tel No: (0709) 223 9113 / (0870) 199 5002
Fax No: (0709) 223 9111 / (0870) 199 1029
Email: brie.burkeman@mail.com
Proprietor Brie Burkeman
Commercial and literary full-length fiction and non-fiction. Film and theatre scripts (home 15%, overseas 20%). No academic text, poetry, short stories, musicals or short films. No reading fee but return postage essential. Unsolicited email attachments will be deleted without opening. Also associated with Serafina Clarke Ltd and independent film/TV consultant to literary agents. Founded 2000.
 
Bryan Drew Ltd
Quadrant House, 80-82 Regent Street, London W1B 5AU
Tel No: 020 7437 2293
Fax No: 020 7437 0561
Email: bryan@bryandrewltd.com
Literary Manager Bryan Drew
Scripts for TV, films and theatre (home 10%, overseas 15%). General fiction, thrillers, biographies. No reading fee. Will suggest revision. Enclose sae. Founded 1962.
 
Campbell Thomson & McLaughlin Ltd*
1 King’s Mews, London WC1N 2JA
Tel No: 020 7242 0958
Fax No: 020 7242 2408
Directors John McLaughlin, Charlotte Bruton
Full-length book MSS (home 10%, overseas up to 20% including commission to foreign agent). No poetry, plays or TV/film scripts, short stories or children’s books. Preliminary letter with sae essential. No unsolicited synopses or MSS. No reading fee. USA agents represented: Raines & Raines, The Fox Chase Agency, Inc. Representatives in most European countries.
 
Capel & Land Ltd
29 Wardour Street, London, W1D 6PS
Tel No: 020 7734 2414
Fax No: 020 7734 8101
Email: georgina@capelland.co.uk
Agents Georgina Capel (literary), Robert Caskie (film), Anita Land (TV)
Literary and commercial fiction, history, biography; film and TV (home/overseas 15%). No reading fee; will suggest revision.
Authors: Julie Burchill, Andrew Greig, Eamonn Holmes, Jean Marsh, Rt Hon. Dr Mo Mowlam, Cristina Odone, Jeremy Paxman, Henry Porter, Andrew Roberts, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Louis Theroux, Lucy Wadham. Founded 1999.
 
Caroline Davidson Literary Agency
5 Queen Anne’s Gardens, London W4 1TU
Tel No: 020 8995 5768
Fax No: 020 8994 2770
Handles novels and non-fiction of high quality, including reference works (12.5%). Send preliminary letter with CV and detailed, well thought-out book proposal/synopsis and/or first 50pp of novel. Large sae with return postage essential. No reading fee. Quick response.
Authors: Andrew Dalby, Emma Donoghue, Cindy Engel, Chris Greenhalgh, Paul Hillyard, Tom Jaine, Huon Mallalieu, Linda Sonntag, Caroline Williams. Founded 1988.
 
Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency*
London office: 71 Hillgate Place, London W8 7SS Mailing address for MSS: Thorley Manner, Thorley, Yarmouth, Isle of White, PO41 0SJ
Tel No: 020 7336 6550 / 01983 760205
Email: caroline.sheldon@virgin.net
Contacts Caroline Sheldon, Penny Holroyde
Adult fiction, in particular women's (both commercial and literary) and human interest non-fiction (home 10%-15%, USA/translation 20%). Also full-length children's fiction, younger children's fiction, picture books and picture book artists. No TV/film scripts unless by book-writing clients. Send submissions to the Isle of Wight address and include a letter describing your ambitions, a synopsis, the first 3 chapters of your proposal and an sae with sufficient postage for return. Founded 1985. Specialises in full-length children's novels, picture books and authors and artists with a substantial body of work (home 10%, overseas 20%). Handles novelty books, picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction and series fiction. Also handles adult general and women's fiction; 50% of list is for the children's market. Submit first 3 chapters of a novel with a synopsis or photocopies of illustration work. Always enclose with material an intelligent letter of introduction and an sae. No reading fee. Will suggest revision. Founded 1985.
 
Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd (formerly Margaret Ramsay Ltd and Casarotto Company Ltd)
National House, 60-66 Wardour Street, London W1V 4ND
Tel No: 020 7287 4450
Fax No: 020 7287 9128
Email: agents@casarotto.uk.com
Directors Jenne Casarotto, Giorgio Casarotto, Tom Erhardt, Sara Pritchard, Mel Kenyon, Charlotte Kelly, Jodi Shields
MSS — theatre, films, TV, sound broadcasting only (10%). Works in conjunction with agents in USA and other foreign countries. Preliminary letter essential. No reading fee.
Authors: Alan Ayckbourn, J.G. Ballard, Edward Bond, Caryl Churchill, Pam Gems, Christopher Hampton, David Hare, Nick Hornby, Amy Jenkins, Neil Jordan, Frank McGuiness, Phyllis Nagy, Mark Ravenhill, Willy Russell, Martin Sherman, Shawn Slovo, Fay Weldon, Timberlake Wertenbaker, David Wood. Founded 1989.
 
Cat Ledger Literary Agency*
20-21 Newman Street, London W1T 1PG
Tel No: 020 7861 8226
Fax No: 020 7861 8001
General non-fiction and fiction but no short stories, film/TV scripts, poetry or plays (home 10%, overseas 20%). No reading fee but preliminary letter, synopsis and sae essential. Represented in all foreign countries.
Causeway Literary Agency
24 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JP PO Box 833, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Republic of Ireland
Tel No: 0131 556 2006 / 3534 586 9801
Email: info@causewayagency.com
Web: www.causewayagency.com
Director and Head of Scottish Office Nick Lyth, Head of Irish Office Jessica Cunningham
Commercial and literary fiction, including older children's, and non-fiction (home 10%, overseas 15%). Particularly interested in work by Scottish and Irish authors. No science fiction, short stories or poetry. No reading fee. Will suggest revision.
 
Celia Catchpole
56 Gilpin Avenue, London SW14 8QY
Tel No: 020 8255 4835
Fax No: 020 8288 0653
Email: celiacatchpole@yahoo.co.uk
Web: www.celiacatchpole.co.uk
Specialises as agent for children’s writers and illustrators (home 10% writers, 15% illustrators; overseas 20%). Handles picture books and fiction to age 12. No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS. Founded 1996.
 
Chapman & Vincent
7 Dilke StreetLondon SW3 4JE
 
Email: chapmanvincent@hotmail.co.uk
Directors Jennifer Chapman, Gilly Vincent

A small agency handling illustrated non-fiction work only.  Clients come mainly from personal recommendation and the agency is not actively seeking clients but will consider original work - although not travel, domestic tragedies or academic books.   Submissions require synopsis, two sample chapters and SAE. We can also consider e-mail enquiries without attachments.  

Please do not telephone.

No reading fee. Works with The Elaine Markson Agency 

Clients include:
George Carter, Leslie Geddes-Brown, Lucinda Lambton, Rowley Leigh and Eve Pollard. 
Christine Green Authors’ Agent*
6 Whitehorse Mews, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7QD
Tel No: 020 7401 8844
Fax No: 020 7401 8860
Web: www.christinegreen.co.uk
Fiction and general non-fiction. Full-length MSS (home 10%, overseas 20%). Works in conjunction with agencies in Europe and Scandinavia. No reading fee, but preliminary letter and return postage essential. Founded 1984.
 
Christy & Moore Ltd – see Sheil Land Associates Ltd*
 
 
 
Conville & Walsh Ltd
2 Ganton Street, London, W1F 7QL
Tel No: 020 7287 3030
Fax No: 020 7287 4545
Email: firstname@convilleandwalsh.com
Directors Clare Conville, Patrick Walsh (book rights), Sam North (film/TV), Peter Tallack (popular science)
Literary and commercial fiction plus serious and narrative non-fiction. Particularly interested in first novelists plus scientists, historians and journalists. No reading fee. Picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction, series fiction and film/TV tie-ins (home 10-15%, overseas 20%). Also handles adult literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction. No reading fee.
Authors: Clients include Marina Benjamin, John Burningham, Kate Cann, Helen Castor, Tom Conran, Michael Cordy, Mike Dash, Prof John Emsley, Steve Erikson, Katy Gardner, Christopher Hart, Dermot Healy, James Holland, Tom Holland, Sebastian Horsley, David Huggins, Guy Kennaway, Manjit Kumar, P.J. Lynch, Hector Macdonald, Mark Mason, Prof Arthur Miller, Harland Miller, Joshua Mowll, Jacqui Murhall, Ruth Padel, D.B.C. Pierre, Rebbecca Ray, Patrick Redmond, Candace Robb, Mark Sanderson, Saira Shah, Tahir Shah, Nicky Singer, Simon Singh, Doran Swade, Dr Richard Wiseman, Adam Wishart, Isabel Wolff, and the Estate of Francis Bacon. Founded 2000. Children's authors include John Burningham, Kate Cann, Timothy Knapman, P.J. Lynch, Jacqui Murhall, Nicky Singer, Steve Voake. Founded 2000.
 
Coombs Moylett Literary Agency
3 Askew Road, London, W12 9AA
Tel No: 020 8740 0454
Fax No: 020 8354 3065
Email: lisamoylett@dial.pipex.com
Contacts Lisa Moylett, Nathalie Sfakianos
Commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 15%, film/TV 15%). Fiction: thrillers, crime/mystery; women's literary and contemporary. Non-fiction: biography; history and current affairs. Send synopsis, first 3 chapters and sae (essential). No disk or email submissions. No reading fee. Works with foreign agents.
 
Curtis Brown Group Ltd*
Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP
Tel No: 020 7393 4400
Fax No: 020 7393 4401
Email: cb@curtisbrown.co.uk
Web: www.curtisbrown.co.uk
CEO Jonathan Lloyd, Director of Operations Ben Hall Directors Jacquie Drewe, Jonny Geller, Nick Marston, Peter Robinson Books Jonny Geller (MD Book Division), Ali Gunn, Camilla Hornby, Jonathan Lloyd, Anthea Morton-Saner, Jonathan Pegg, Peter Robinson, John Saddler, Vivienne Schuster, Janice Swanson (children's), Euan Thorneycroft Foreign Rights Kate Cooper, Carol Jackson
Novels, general non-fiction, children's books and associated rights (including multimedia), as well as film, theatre, TV and radio scripts (home 15%, overseas 20%). Send outline for non-fiction and short synopsis for fiction with 2-3 sample chapters and autobiographical note. No reading fee. Return postage essential. No submissions by email. See website for further submission guidelines. Also represents playwrights, film and TV writers and directors, theatre directors and designers, TV and radio presenters and actors. Overseas associates in Australia and the USA. Founded 1899.
 
Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency*
Estelle House, 11 Eustace Road, London SW6 1JB
Tel No: 020 7385 6652
Fax No: 020 7386 5571
Email: enquiries@darleyanderson.com
Web: www.darleyanderson.com
Contacts Darley Anderson (crime, mystery and thrillers), Lucie Whitehouse (women's fiction/foreign rights), Elizabeth Wright (agent), Julia Churchill (children's fiction), Emma White (non-fiction/US, foreign and TV rights), Rosi Bridge (finance)
Commercial fiction and non-fiction; children's fiction; selected scripts for film and TV (home 15%, USA/translation 20%, film/TV/radio 20%). No poetry or academic books. Special interests (fiction): all types of thrillers, crime/mystery and young male fiction. All types of American and Irish novels. All types of women's fiction. Sagas, chick-lit; contemporary and literary. Also comic fiction. Special interests (non-fiction): celebrity autobiographies, biographies, sports books, 'true-life' women in jeopardy, revelatory history and science, popular psychology, self improvement, diet, beauty, health, fashion, animals, humour/cartoon, cookery, gardening, inspirational, religious.
Authors: Clients include Liz Allen, Anne Baker, Alex Barclay, Constance Briscoe, Paul Carson, Caroline Carver, Cathy Cassidy, Lee Child, Kira Cochrane, Martina Cole, John Connolly, Margaret Dickinson, Joan Jonker, Astrid Longhurst, Rani Manicka, Carole Matthews, Lesley Pearse, Lynda Page, Adrian Plass, Sheila Quigley, Carmen Reid, Mary Ryan, Rebecca Shaw, Peter Sheridan, Kwong Kuen Shan, Linda Taylor, Elizabeth Waite, Patrick Woodrow.
 
David Bolt Associates
12 Heath Drive, Send, Surrey GU23 7EP
Tel No: (01483) 721118
Fax No: (01483) 721118
Specialises in biography, fiction, theology. Full-length MSS (home 10%, overseas 19%; all other rights including film, video and TV 10%). No unsolicited short stories or play scripts. Will sometimes suggest revision. Works in association with overseas agencies worldwide. Preliminary letter essential. Reading fee terms on application.
Authors: Chinua Achebe, David Bret, John Cannon, Keith Cory-Jones, Nicci Mackay, Joseph Rhymer, Colin Wilson.


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