Blake Friedmann expands, appoints Brice

Blake Friedmann is entering "a phase of expansion", creating the new role of foreign rights, digital and audio manager, with the agency planning to appoint another agent in the "near future".

The agency has appointed Louise Brice as foreign rights, digital and audio manager, starting on 14th January. Brice has most recently worked as business development manager at AudioGO, with ten years' previous publishing experience including in rights and content acquisition at Atlantic Books.

Agency co-founder Carole Blake and director Isobel Dixon said: "We are pleased to have found in Louise someone with exactly the right mix of experience to fill this new post. We are looking forward to working with her as part of the team.

"In creating this new role, Blake Friedmann are entering another phase of expansion, which includes adding another book agent to the team in the near future. We look forward to working with Louise in the new year, and to seeing her take our energetic rights selling to new heights."