United Agents' Canter dies

United Agents' Canter dies

United Agents co-founder and children's agent Rosemary Canter died on Friday [11th March].

Canter began her publishing career as assistant fiction editor at Penguin Books in 1972, eventually working in children's book publishing at companies including Macmillan and Methuen, where she launched its teen paperback list in 1987.

In 1989 she joined the agency PFD, building a list of children's writers and illustrators. She co-founded United Agents in 2008.

The funeral will be held on 18th March in London. Details can be obtained from United Agents' children's agent Jodie Marsh, at jmarsh@unitedagents.co.uk.

A memorial service will be announced later in the spring.