Tagged: agents

From agent to author; my experience

When Hodder approached me last year about writing a book on creative writing, I was nervous about being on the other side of the fence... Read more

Disjointed agency

Jonny Geller’s survey of the London literary agency scene is a splendidly comic piece of understated menace. Perhaps I am programmed... Read more

Scard promoted to agent at United Agents

United Agents has promoted Sophie Scard to full agent after six years with the company. Read more

Agents' Twitter 'pitch day' attracts 2,000

Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh received more than 2,000 pitches for books on the first Twitter #PitchCB day. Held on Friday 24th July, #PitchCB... Read more

London Book Fair's latest deal highlights

Deals revealed during the last two days of London Book Fair 2015, which concluded yesterday (16th), include an "intense auction" for a thriller by Melanie... Read more

Agents' key LBF titles 2015: Part Two

The Sophie Hicks Agency has Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovani Rigano, an original adult graphic novel about two brothers who... Read more

Macdougal joins Tibor Jones

Laura Macdougall has joined literary management company and arts consultancy Tibor Jones & Associates after five years at Hodder & Stoughton.  In her new role,... Read more

Burkeman and Clarke agency to close

Literary agency Brie Burkeman & Serafina Clarke Ltd (Burkeman & Clarke Ltd) is closing, with Ki Agency Ltd acquiring its clients and assets. Director Brie... Read more

AAA's new guidelines 'promote good practice' for self-publishing

The freshly issued set of guidelines on "new agenting services" from the Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) will help literary agents who “may... Read more

Literary agents look to change 'distant' image

Literary festivals can “provide help and support for new writers” and enable them to ask questions in a “relaxing, happy, supportive environment”, event organisers and... Read more

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