Zoom has 'levelled playing field' for international authors, agents say

Zoom has 'levelled playing field' for international authors, agents say

Literary agents say Zoom has “levelled the playing field”, with the UK publishing industry now more open to signing new international authors.  

Several agents have revealed that they had taken on more clients from abroad since the start of the pandemic, with some also saying the increased use of video calls has been instrumental in broadening publishers’ horizons.  

Jonny Geller, Curtis Brown c.e.o., said the agency has capitalised on virtual meetings from across the world. “Zoom has definitely helped us bring down the barriers,” he told The Bookseller. “People’s expectations of face-to-...

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