Expert advice from a Literary Agent
Get valuable feedback on your writing and submission pack in a fifteen-minute one-to-one with an industry expert of your choice.
Perfect for authors seeking representation, your one-to-one can be used to receive professional advice on your book’s marketability, ask any industry questions, or even pitch your novel. Our agents cover a range of of genres in fiction, non-fiction, adult and children’s writing.
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Agent availability is first come first serve; your first-choice agent may not be available when you book. New sessions are released monthly. If in doubt get in touch and we’d be happy to chat about which agents could be a good match.
Rachel is looking for adult and YA fiction, and select non-fiction. This includes upmarket/book club women’s fiction, light-hearted millennial fiction or contemporary romance, domestic suspense, and contemporary YA.
Sterling Lord Literistic
Danielle represents adult fiction including literary, smart bookclub, upmarket and select SFF. She also represents some nonfiction, preferring those that expand her view of the world, are rigorously researched, or demonstrate the author’s personal stake in the subject.
Maria Cardona Serra
Aevitas Creative Management UK
Maria represents contemporary upmarket and literary fiction in English and Spanish language as well as narrative non-fiction about women’s experiences. She is passionate about international voices and has experience working in foreign rights.
In Fiction, Megan is keen to see high-concept speculative fiction (particularly high-concept love stories) for both commercial and reading group/crossover readers. She also represents non-fiction, children’s, (not picture books) and YA.
Jane is seeking commercial, upmarket and literary fiction for adult, YA and MG readers as well as some SFF and historical fiction. Jane also represents a range of non-fiction topics (see full bio for details).
Lane is looking for Middle Grade and Young Adult fiction across a range of genres (click for full bio) as well as Adult romance, family sagas, epic fantasy, horror and contemporary fiction. She also represents non-fiction including historical/biography and essay collections.
The Liverpool Literary Agency
With more than 15 years’ experience of writing professionally, Clare has developed an in-depth knowledge of what commissioning editors and publishers expect to see from a submitted manuscript.
Jon is a literary agent and freelance editor. He represents literary fiction as well as all kinds of non-fiction.
In adult fiction, Liza is looking for historical, literary, upmarket, grounded fantasy, and thriller. In non-fiction, she is looking for anything that teaches her something new, including cookery, pop science and social history.
Ciara is looking for SFF, YA, psychological thrillers, historical novels, female-led commercial and book club fiction, and select commercial non-fiction. She is particularly interested in finding and championing stories by writers from underrepresented backgrounds and communities
Aevitas Creative Management UK
Clara is looking for contemporary upmarket and accessible literary fiction as well as genre fiction, YA and some non-fiction. For a complete description of Clara’s interests, please view full bio.
D H H Literary Agency
Emily is looking for female-led commercial/book club fiction. She enjoys psychological thrillers, crime stories, witty rom-coms, epic romances, historical fiction and modern retellings, concept-led mysteries and original horror stories. She also represents some non-fiction.
Bell Lomax Moreton
In adult fiction, Julie represents literary, historical, speculative, psychological thrillers, gothic fiction, literary science fiction, horror, dark academia and low fantasy (no epic or high fantasy please!) She does not represent YA, MG or children’s fiction.
Annette Green Authors’ Agency
Annette represents general fiction and non-fiction, with her preferred genres being literary fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, thrillers and psychological suspense.
Jenny represents literary, historical & book club fiction. She is also interested in memoir, nature writing, environmental issues, books by academics and experts, and narrative nonfiction, particularly popular historical & social history.
Eli Keren is looking for all kinds of books in both adult fiction and non-fiction. In non-fiction, he is particularly interested in smart and engaging popular science. In fiction, he is happy to look at commercial, literary and anything in between across genres.
Helen represents YA, NA and Adult fiction. She is looking for fantasy, contemporary paranormal romance, action/adventure, thrillers, LGBTQ+, horror and sci-fi. She especially loves reading about monsters and extreme environments. She does not want to read about affairs or abuse.
Kate Nash Literary Agency
Saskia is looking for adult commercial fiction and YA thriller, romance and horror. She would love to see a cosy crime series or a thriller/suspense with a new and unique hook. She is also looking for LGBTQ+ and #ownvoices romance. Across genres, she enjoys multiple POVs.
Imogen represents non-fiction, literary fiction and some standout commercial fiction (particularly thrillers, historical and women’s fiction – no SFF or YA).
Catherine represents children’s (MG and YA) fiction with powerful ideas and imaginative storytelling. She also represents adult fiction, including commercial women’s fiction, upmarket literary, sagas, and romance – contemporary, rom-com and historical.
David Higham Associates
Deirdre is an agent’s assistant with David Higham Associates, following a series of editorial placements. Deirdre’s expertise is in children’s literature which she has a masters in, and she will read any age group from picture book to YA, as well as some adult fiction.
Amanda loves innovative and well-written stories that hook her in from the start and whose voice stays with her. She represents a wide range of adult fiction and non-fiction genres (details in full bio) but is not the right agent for sci-fi, poetry or young children’s fiction.
Florence works at AM Heath and is keen to find non-fiction and fiction writers who speak to a younger, millennial audience – whether that’s a journalist who is looking to expand an idea, or perhaps an activist with a social media platform.
Kate Nash Literary Agency
Francesca reads widely, especially across commercial genres, but is a particular fan of contemporary and historical crime/thriller. She is passionate about working with working class and other under-represented writers.
Marilia is looking for thrillers, crime, psychological suspense, horror/speculative, and genre-bending fiction. She does not represent fantasy. In non-fiction, she is interested in pop science, psychology, narrative history, true crime, investigative journalism, and memoirs.
Sandra’s main interests are genre fiction (SFF, speculative, crime, horror) and a bit of YA, as well as popular science nonfiction. She also handles translation rights for all authors represented by Marjacq.
In fiction, Hannah enjoys commercial, romance, female-led thriller/suspense, YA, and historical. In non-fiction, she is looking for women’s self-development, narrative non-fiction, memoir, history and true crime. Please see full bio for details,
Ann Leslie Tuttle
Dystel, Goderich & Bourret
Before joining DG&B in 2017, Ann Leslie worked for 20 years at Harlequin Books where she worked on an extensive list of romance and women’s fiction titles. She is especially seeking women’s fiction, romance and Southern Gothics as well as MG fiction and narrative non-fiction.
Clare joined Darley Anderson in 2011. She loves to discover memorable characters, bold and unique voices, strong concepts and gripping storytelling. She represents picture books, MG, teen and YA. Whatever the age range, Clare loves a big hook, a lot of heart and a standout voice.
Greene & Heaton
Laura is looking for literary and commercial fiction, from voice-led literary novels to love stories to domestic family dramas to psychological thrillers.
Jo represents across all ages in children’s publishing from picture books to YA, as well as some adult fiction. She is especially looking for classic MG adventures that weave contemporary with mythology. In adult fiction, she loves dark thrillers as much as contemporary romcoms…
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