Blake Friedmann appoints Pickering as agent

Blake Friedmann appoints Pickering as agent

Blake Friedmann has appointed Juliet Pickering as an agent in its book department, with Pickering most recently at A P Watt.

Pickering will join on 4th February, and will bring her entire list of clients with her, including Chioma Okereke, who is on the Costa Short Story Award shortlist.

Pickering said: "I am delighted to be joining everyone at Blake Friedmann, and very happy to be bringing my wonderful authors to join theirs. I've several exciting projects to send out over the next few weeks, and will be keenly looking out for more over the coming year."

Blake, who is joint managing director of Blake Friedmann, said: "We are thrilled that Juliet will be joining our newly-expanded team . . . Our staff are all looking forward to having her with us-in addition to her agenting, we've all heard about her baking skills."