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Agents Specialising in Education

PO Box 60509
New Zealand


  • Fay Weldon
  • Glenys Bean

Founded 1989.

Adult and children's fiction, educational, non-fiction, film, TV, radio.

Send preliminary letter, synopsis and sae.

Represented by Sanford Greenburger Associates Ltd  in USA.

Translation/foreign rights the Marsh Agency Ltd.
09 812 8486

50 Albemarle Street

London, W1S 4BD
United Kingdom


  • Stephanie Ebdon

Book-length MSS; general but with special experience in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, history and education (20% worldwide including sub-agents' commission).

No fiction, articles or short stories except for existing clients. No children's books.

In order to consider your work they require the following material:

  • A covering letter a brief letter with your contact details and any relevant information, including any previously published work and any experience which relates to the book's subject matter.
  • A short synopsis. Fiction: outline the plot and main characters. Non-Fiction: a summary of the work and chapter outlines
  • Three consecutive chapters/ no more than 100 pages,
    • this should be double spaced with all pages numbered
    • Please put your name, address and contact number on the front of your manuscript
    • Please ensure that your name and the title of your work appear on all pages
  • Your CV

If you would rather submit by post, please state how you would like to receive your response (by email or post). If you would like a postal reply please include a small stamped addressed envelope or a large correctly stamped envelope if you would like your work returned. Please only send a copy of your work and not the original as items do go missing in the post.

Authors include Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Hugh Brogan, Donald Winnicott, Peter Moss, Sir Arthur Evans, Dorothy Richardson, Hugh Schonfield, Georg Groddeck, Patrick Casement, John Seely.

020-7493 4361

PO Box 31-240
North Shore City, 0620
New Zealand


  • Ray Richards,
  • Elaine Blake
  • Judy Bartlam
  • Frances Plumpton

Full-length MSS, fiction, non-fiction, adult, juvenile, educational, academic books; films, TV, radio (home 15%, overseas 20%). Preliminary letter, synopsis with sae required. No reading fee. Co-agents in London and New York. 100 clients. Founded 1977. Children's fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%).

Handles picture books, junior and teenage fiction, film/TV tie-ins, non-fiction and reference; educational (primary). Also handles adult fiction and non-fiction, and film, TV and radio; approx. 50% of list is for the children's market. Concentrates on New Zealand authors. Send book proposal with an outline and biography. No reading fee.

Co-agents in London and New York.

Children's authors include Joy Cowley and Maurice Gee - the agency has approx. 50 on books.

Founded 1977.

Richards Literary Agency website
(649) 410-0209
(649) 410-0209