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Historical Fiction

Rocking Chair Books Ltd.

Contacts
2 Rudgwick Terrace
St. Stephens Close
London, NW8 6BR
United Kingdom
tel: 
07809 461342
email: 
samar@rockingchairbooks.com
Personnel: 

Contact

  • Director Samar Hammam

Rocking Chair Books is a literary agency focusing on literary fiction, upmarket commercial, and commercial fiction and general non-fiction for publication around the world. Our motto is a great story is a great story.

No reading fee.

We represent Brian Turner, Zena el Khalil, Lakambini Sitoy, Conflict Relief, Elle Symmonds.


Founded 2011  Read more

Author Literary Agents

Contacts
53 Talbot Road

London, N6 4QX
United Kingdom
tel: 
020-8341 0442
tel: 
077 6702 2659 (Mob)
fax: 
020-8341 0442
Personnel: 

Contact

  • John Havergal

Novels, thrillers, faction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and children's books, and graphic and illustrated media edutainment concepts (home 15%, overseas/translations 20%, advertising/sales promotion one-third).  Read more

Judith Chilcote Agency

Contacts
8 Wentworth Mansions
Keats Grove
London, NW3 2RL
United Kingdom
tel: 
020-7794 3717
email: 
judybks@aol.com
Personnel: 

Director

  • Judith Chilcote

Focus is very commercial, so what she takes on ebbs and flows with the market. She is currently interested in popular psychology, nostalgic memoirs, historical fiction, women’s fiction (no chick lit) and crime fiction

No short stories, science fiction, children's, poetry. Works in conjunction with overseas agents and New York affiliate.

Founded 1990.

Gregory & Company Authors’ Agents

Contacts
3 Barb Mews

London, W6 7PA
United Kingdom
tel: 
020-7610 4676
fax: 
020-7610 4686
email: 
info@gregoryandcompany.co.uk (submissions)
email: 
maryjones@gregoryandcompany.co.uk
Personnel: 

Contacts

  • Jane Gregory
  • Stephanie Glencross (editorial)
  • Claire Morris
  • Jemma McDonagh (rights)

Gregory & Company Authors' Agents specialises in adult fiction and general non-fiction. They are particularly well-known for representing crime novels and thrillers, although they have also expanded their list to include the best of commercial, literary and historical fiction alongside travel writing and general non-fiction.  Read more

Tanja Howarth Literary Agency

Contacts
19 New Row

London, WC2N 4LA
United Kingdom
tel: 
020-7240 5553
email: 
tanja.howarth@btinternet.com

Full-length MSS. General fiction and non-fiction, thrillers, contemporary and historical novels.

No unsolicited MSS, and no submissions by email.

Specialists in handling German translation rights. Represented in the USA by various agents.

Jane Judd Literary Agency

Contacts
18 Belitha Villas

London, N1 1PD
United Kingdom
tel: 
020-7607 0273

General non-fiction and fiction. Special interests: women's fiction, crime, thrillers, narrative non-fiction.

No short stories, film/TV scripts, poetry or plays.

Submission guidelines (File upload on their web site)

Founded 1986.

Association of Authors' AgentsThe association of UK agents. Their website (http://www.agentsassoc.co.uk/index.html) gives a Directory of Members and a code of practice, but no information about the agencies other than their names. The association refers visitors to the UK agent listings from The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook on the WritersServices site.

The Leo Media & Entertainment Group

Contacts
150 Minories

London, EC3N 1LS
United Kingdom
tel: 
020-8905 5191
fax: 
(0870) 1330258
email: 
info@leomediagroup.com
Personnel: 

Managing Director

  • Alex Sullivan
  • General Fiction,
  • Historical, science fiction, children's,
  • Film scripts, TV series and documentary ideas.

When submitting a project to for review, please e-mail to info@leomediagroup.com in the first instance, with the subject line "ATTN SUBMISSIONS": including the following information and docume  Read more

Maria Carvainis Agency Inc.

Contacts
Rockefeller Center, 1270 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 2320
New York, NY 10020
United States
tel: 
(212)245-6365
fax: 
(212) 245.7196
email: 
mca@mariacarvainisagency.com
Personnel: 

Contact

  • President Maria Carvainis,
  • Literary Agent Donna Bagdasarian

Currently Handles:  Read more

Barbara Markowitz Literary Agency

Contacts
PO Box 41709

Los Angeles, California 90041
United States
Personnel: 

Agents

  • Barbara Markowitz
  • Judith Rosenthal

Children's fiction, middle grade, young adult (11-15 year-olds), historical fiction (home 15%, overseas 15%).

Seeking contemporary and historical fiction 35,000-50,000 words for 8-11 and 11-15 year-olds. No fables, fantasy or fairytales; no illustrated books; no sci-fi.

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