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Agents Specialising in Popular Culture

Andree L. Abecassis
305 Seventh Avenue #1101
New York, NY 10001
United States

Director

  • Lettie Lee
    60 East 42nd Street
    New York
    NY 10165
    USA

Romance, History, Nature, Ecology,Parenting, Family, Pop culture, Entertainment
Science, Technology

Accepts queries by post but only for people referred.

Works with foreign agencies.

Ann Elmo Agency Inc. website
elmolit@aol.com
212-661-2880
212-661-2883

1 East Cliff Road

Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 9AD
United Kingdom

Partners

  • Annette Green
  • David Smith

Full-length MSS (home 15%, overseas 20%). Literary and general fiction and non-fiction, popular culture, history, science, teenage fiction. No dramatic scripts, poetry, science fiction or fantasy. No reading fee. Preliminary letter, synopsis, between 5,000 and 10,000 words, ideally the opening chapters and S.A.E essential.

Submission Guidelines:

Send or email a short covering letter, a brief synopsis, and between 5,000 and 10,000 words from your book: ideally the opening chapters. If you are submitting material to other agencies at the same time please tell us in your letter. If you are sending hard copy please also includea stamped self addressed envelopefor our reply and for anything you need returned. If you do not include an s.a.e. or an email address we will be unable to reply. Submissions should be addressed simply to the agency, not to individuals.

Authors include Andrew Baker, Bill Broady, Meg Cabot, Simon Conway, Fiona Gibson, Justin Hill, Maria McCann, Adam MacQueen, Ian Marchant, Lembit Opik MP, Prof Charles Pasternak, Kirsty Scott, Peter Shapiro, Bernadette Strachan, Elizabeth Woodcraft. Children's authors include Meg Cabot, Mary Hogan.

Founded 1998.

enquiries@annettegreenagency.co.uk
(01892) 514275
(01892) 558262

55 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10003
United States

Associates

  • Carol Mann
  • Laura Yorke
  • Gareth Esersky

Founded 1977. Psychology, popular history, biography, pop culture, general non-fiction; fiction.

Works in conjunction with foreign agents. No reading fee.

See submission page on their website

212-206-5635

London,
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Diane Banks

Commercial literary agency based in central London representing commercial fiction and personality-led, media or current affairs based non-fiction in the UK, US and foreign language markets.

Handles rights in the majority of territories directly rather than via sub-agents, ensuring career development with publishers worldwide including film and TV rights.

Founded in 2006

No poetry, children's, academic books, plays, scripts or short stories. Initial approach by email only.

Send brief CV, synopsis and sample chapters as Word or PDF attachments. Aim to give initial response within 2 weeks.

No reading fee.

submissions@dianebanks.co.uk
info@dianebanks.co.uk

1 Union Square West

New York, NY 10003
United States

Contact

  • Jane D. Dystel
  • Miriam Goderich
  • Michael Bourret
  • Jim McCarthy
  • Lauren Abramo
  • Stacey Glick
  • Adina Kahn

Contact

  • Michael Bourret

Founded 1994.

General fiction and non-fiction:

  • literary and commercial fiction,
  • narrative non-fiction,
  • self-help,
  • cookbooks,
  • parenting,
  • science fiction/fantasy,
  • children's.

Handles picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction and series fiction.

Send a query letter with a synopsis and up to 50pp of sample MS. No reading fee. Will suggest revision.

Looking for quality young adult fiction. Send a query letter with a synopsis and up to 50pp of sample MS.

212-627-9100

49 Great Ormond Street

London, WC1N 3HZ
United Kingdom

Partners

  • Ros Edwards
  • Helenka Fuglewicz

Literary and commercial fiction (but no children's fiction, science fiction, horror or fantasy); non-fiction: biography, history, popular culture (home 15%, USA/translation 20%).

No unsolicited MSS or email submissions. No reading fee.

Founded 1996.

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.

020-7405 6725
020-7405 6726

54 Abbey Street

Bangor, Nortern Ireland BT20 4JB
United Kingdom

Directors / Contacts

  •  Paul Feldstein
  •  Susan Feldstein

Submission guidelines:

Send fiction synopsis, Non-fiction proposal  via email to submissions@thefeldsteinagency.co.uk

Overseas associates

France
Anne Confuron
Anne Confuron Literary Agency
70 boulevard de Picpus
75012 Paris
France
T: + 33 1 43 40 02 10 - F: + 33 1 43 40 02 12 - E: aconfuron@gmail.com

Italy
Anna Mioni
AC² literary agency
via de Mandelo 14
I - 35142 Padova
Italy
info@ac2.eu
http://www.ac2.eu/en/
   

We represent:

Anthony J. Quinn, Padraig O'Morain,  Marsha Butler, Carsten Krieger, Paddy Brosnan, Lesley Richardson, Tanya Ravenswater, Gayle Curtis, Jason Johnson, Sophia Hillan and 40 more...see the web site!

The agency was founded in 2007

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submissions@thefeldsteinagency.co.uk
44 (0) 2891 472823

37 Highbury Place

London, N5 1QP
United Kingdom

Agents

  • Jane Graham Maw
  • Jennifer Christie

General non-fiction: autobiography, memoir, business & self-help, web-to-book, food and drink, health, lifestyle, parenting, self-help, how to, popular science, history, culture, reference, humour & gift and TV tie-in.

No fiction, children's books or poetry.

Submit a one page summary of the topic, a paragraph on the contents of each proposed chapter, your qualifications for writing the book, a not on the market (who will buy it?) and competing titles, how you could help promote the book and your full contact details.

Submissions by post only, enclose an SAE for return of work.

enquiries@grahammawchristie.com
079 7126 8342

6 Warwick Court

London, WC1R 5DJ
United Kingdom

Contacts

  • Heather Holden-Brown
  • Elly James

hhb agency

hhb agency ltd was founded in 2005 by Heather Holden-Brown. The agency represents writers of non-fiction - in particular, journalism, history and politics, travel and adventure, contemporary autobiography and biography, books about words and numbers, popular culture and quirky humour, entertainment and television, business, family memoir, food and cookery - and commercial fiction. hhb agency ltd is always pleased to hear from talented writers. Please call or email before sending in your material.

Please do not send international postal vouchers with submissions. As a small agency which believes strongly in regular and consultative personal contact, they do not represent writers based beyond Europe.

Permissions: If you wish to quote from a book by one of their authors, it is suggested you write first to the Permissions Department of the publisher of the original edition of the book, setting out clearly details of the quotation/s you wish to use and for what purpose.

ltd was founded in 2005 by Heather Holden-Brown. The agency represents writers of non-fiction - in particular, journalism, history and politics, travel and adventure, contemporary autobiography and biography, books about words and numbers, popular culture and quirky humour, entertainment and television, business, family memoir, food and cookery - and commercial fiction. hhb agency ltd is always pleased to hear from talented writers. Please call or email before sending in your material.

Please do not send international postal vouchers with submissions. As a small agency which believes strongly in regular and consultative personal contact, they do not represent writers based beyond Europe.

Permissions: If you wish to quote from a book by one of their authors, it is suggested you write first to the Permissions Department of the publisher of the original edition of the book, setting out clearly details of the quotation/s you wish to use and for what purpose.

heather@hhbagency.com
elly@hhbagency.com
020-7405 5525

PO Box 358

New Canaan, Conecticutt CT 06840
United States

Contact

  • Gene Brissie

Non-fiction, especially history, politics, popular culture, health, psychology, reference, biography (home 15%, overseas 20%).

Will suggest revision. No reading fee.

Foreign rights handled by JPA.

Founded 1971.

James Peter Associates Inc. website
gene_brissie@msm.com
203-972-1070
203-972-1759

London Office
58 Elgin Crescent
London, W11 2JJ
United Kingdom

Founded 1986.

High quality non-fiction; biography, history, natural history, lifestyle, humour; TV tie-ins, some literary fiction. No science fiction or children's.

Commission terms are: 15% for sales to UK publishers, 20% for sales to US publishers and in translation, 15% for film and TV rights.

The agency works in association with Aitken Alexander Associates for the sale of translation rights (www.aitkenalexander.co.uk) and with a number of specialist sub-agents for the sale of US rights, of TV and film rights and merchandising.

Preliminary letter (NOT email) essential; no unsolicited MSS.

Mailing address

Barn Cottage
Veryan Churchtown
Truro TR2 5QA

jane.turnbull@btinternet.com
(01872) 501317
020-7727 9409

221 Benedict Hill Road

New Canaan, Conecticutt CT 06840
United States

Quality non-fiction, especially health, science, women's issues, gardening, antiques and decorative arts, biography, cookbooks, popular reference, business, natural history. Founded 1997.

jeanne.fredericks@gmail.com
203-972-3011

15 Penn House
Mallory Street
London, NW8 8SX
United Kingdom

Specialises in fiction (no science fiction, horror or fantasy), biography, autobiography, show business, personality books, law, crime, politics, world affairs. Full-length MSS (home from 10%, overseas from 15%).

Will suggest revision. No reading fee, but preliminary letter essential.

Jeffrey Simmons website
jasimmons@btconnect.com
020-7224 8917

31 Marchmont Road

Edinburgh, EH9 1HU
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Jenny Brown
  • Mark Stanton
  • Lucy Juckes
  • Allan Guthrie

Literary fiction, crime writing and writing for children; non-fiction: biography, history, sport, music popular culture. Also adult fiction and general non-fiction. No poetry, science fiction, fantasy or academic.

Represents children's writers and illustrators. No reading fee. See website for submission guidelines.

Submissions by email: Prefers to receive submissions by email. You will find their individual preferences and email addresses listed on their Agents page. Please email your submission directly to the agent you feel will be most compatible with your work. They read all submissions made in order of receipt. Please note that they will only respond to submissions if they wish to read more. If you have not heard back within eight weeks then you can assume that they do not feel that the work is right for the agency.

Submissions by post: Their strong preference is for submission by email, but if this is not possible, then send a hard copy to your preferred agent at Jenny Brown Associates

Literary fiction, crime writing and writing for children; non-fiction: biography, history, sport, music popular culture. Also adult fiction and general non-fiction. No poetry, science fiction, fantasy or academic.

Represents children's writers and illustrators. No reading fee. See website for submission guidelines.

Submissions by email: Prefers to receive submissions by email. You will find their individual preferences and email addresses listed on their Agents page. Please email your submission directly to the agent you feel will be most compatible with your work. They read all submissions made in order of receipt. Please note that they will only respond to submissions if they wish to read more. If you have not heard back within eight weeks then you can assume that they do not feel that the work is right for the agency.

Submissions by post: Their strong preference is for submission by email, but if this is not possible, then send a hard copy to your preferred agent at Jenny Brown Associates, 33 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JT. They will only respond if they wish to see more. Unfortunately they are unable to return material submitted, and their policy is to recycle all materials.

For fiction: send the first 50 pages (no more) and a synopsis in a single document, with a covering letter (see below).

For non-fiction: email a proposal and short example of the proposed work - a sample chapter, for instance. Please include a short note on the competing or comparable literature stating, where possible, author, title, publisher and publication date. It would be helpful to have an overview of possible marketing outlets and a biographical note outlining your background, training and experience.

For children's: Does not represent poetry or plays.

All submissions: Please write a covering letter in the body of the email giving an account of the background of the book and your writing career to date. If you have been referred to us by a publishing or personal contact then make this clear. If you have had previous correspondence with one of their agents please mention this. They appreciate knowing if your project has been sent to or is being considered by other agents or publishers.

Founded 2002

, 33 Argyle Place, Edinburgh EH9 1JT. They will only respond if they wish to see more. Unfortunately they are unable to return material submitted, and their policy is to recycle all materials.

For fiction: send the first 50 pages (no more) and a synopsis in a single document, with a covering letter (see below).

For non-fiction: email a proposal and short example of the proposed work - a sample chapter, for instance. Please include a short note on the competing or comparable literature stating, where possible, author, title, publisher and publication date. It would be helpful to have an overview of possible marketing outlets and a biographical note outlining your background, training and experience.

For children's: Does not represent poetry or plays.

All submissions: Please write a covering letter in the body of the email giving an account of the background of the book and your writing career to date. If you have been referred to us by a publishing or personal contact then make this clear. If you have had previous correspondence with one of their agents please mention this. They appreciate knowing if your project has been sent to or is being considered by other agents or publishers.

Founded 2002

info@jennybrownassociates.com
0131-229 5334

8 Snowshill Court
Giffard Park
Milton Keynes, MK14 5QG
United Kingdom

General non-fiction only, particularly biography, popular culture and sport.

Preliminary letter and return postage with all correspondence essential. Submissions
in hardcopy or by email.

Works in association with agencies in the USA, Europe and the Far East.

John Pawsey website
01908 217179

Clerkenwell House
45-47 Clerkenwell Green
London, EC1R 0HT
United Kingdom

Contacts

  • Michael Alcock
  • Andrew Hewson
  • Anna Power
  • Merel Reinink

Main Contact

  • Anna Power

Literary and commercial fiction, children's fiction; general non-fiction including current affairs, biography and memoirs, history, lifestyle, health and personal development; film and music, graphic novels.

Children's fiction and non-fiction; ages 9-12, teenage fiction, young adult, series fiction.

Also accept adult fiction and non-fiction.

No short stories, poetry or picturebooks.

If you would like the agency to consider representing you for your work, contact them in the first instance by post at the address above. There is no need to phone the office in advance. Please note they do not accept or respond to email submissions.

For works of fiction they ask for a synopsis and three chapters, or approximately the first 50 pages of the novel. For non-fiction please supply a full outline and chapter breakdown along with at least 30 pages of the text. All submissions should be double spaced and on A4 paper.

Remember to include a covering letter with your biographical details and relevant experience, and a stamped addressed envelope either for the return of the manuscript or for a reply.

info@johnsonandalcock.co.uk
020-7251 0125

23852 West Pacific Coast Highway
Suite 701
Malibu, California CA 90265
United States

Contact

  • Wendy Keller

Helps authors get publishing contracts and speaking engagements worldwide.

Only non-fiction by credible experts: business, sales, management, marketing and finance; metaphysics: esoteric/New Age/spirituality/inspiration; history; science; biography (celebrity only); health and wellness; psychology; parenting; gift books, self-help; how-to.

Email queries strongly preferred.

Founded 1989.

query@kellermedia.com
310-857-6828
310-857-6373

14 Vernon Street

London, W14 0RJ
United Kingdom

Contacts Adult

  • Mark Lucas
  • Julian Alexander
  • Araminta Whitley
  • Alice Saunders
  • Lucinda Bettridge
  • Peta Nightingale
  • Lucy Cowie
  • Giles Milburn

Children's

  • Philippa Milnes-Smith
  • Ayesha Mobin

Contacts

  • Philippa Milnes-Smith
  • Ayesha Mobin

LAW

LAW represents a diverse client list of writers working in all genres of fiction (excluding adult sci-fi and fantasy) and every area of non-fiction, from politics to popular culture, from cookery to contemporary memoir, and from history to high fashion. We also represent children's writers in all categories from pre-school to young adult.

Handles full-length commercial and literary fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. No fantasy (except children’s), no science-fiction, plays, poetry or textbooks. Film/TV scripts are handled for established clients only. Submission guidelines in .pdf on agents website.

All submissions should be sent, in hard copy, by post to: LAW, 14 Vernon Street, London, W14 0RJ.

PLEASE NOTE they do not accept submissions by fax, email (or email attachment) or disk.

represents a diverse client list of writers working in all genres of fiction (excluding adult sci-fi and fantasy) and every area of non-fiction, from politics to popular culture, from cookery to contemporary memoir, and from history to high fashion. We also represent children's writers in all categories from pre-school to young adult.

Handles full-length commercial and literary fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. No fantasy (except children’s), no science-fiction, plays, poetry or textbooks. Film/TV scripts are handled for established clients only. Submission guidelines in .pdf on agents website.

All submissions should be sent, in hard copy, by post to: LAW, 14 Vernon Street, London, W14 0RJ.

PLEASE NOTE they do not accept submissions by fax, email (or email attachment) or disk.

020-7471 7900

47 East 19th Street

New York, NY 10003
United States

Contact

  • Robert Lescher

No unsolicited MSS; query first with sase.

No reading fee. Founded 1966.

Fiction Genres

  • Commercial
  • Juvenile
  • Literary
  • Mystery/Suspense
  • Thriller

Nonfiction Genres

  • Autobiography/Biography
  • Cookbooks
  • Current Affairs
  • Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle
  • History
  • Memoirs
  • Politics
  • Popular Culture
  • Psychology

No unsolicited MSS; query first with sase, or email. No reading fee.

Lescher Lescher Ltd website
212-529-1790

Non-Fiction | Popular Culture
10 Filmer Mews
75 Filmer Road
London, SW6 7JF
United Kingdom

Director

  • Fiona Lindsay


Celebrity Management company and Literary Agency based in South West London.

Focuses on lifestyle subjects and experts.

Agents for TV celebrities, broadcasters, writers, journalists, celebrity
speakers and media personalities, after dinner speakers, motivational
speakers, celebrity chefs, TV presenters and TV chefs.

Also a literary agency specialising in non-fiction books in the lifestyle
areas, particularly cookery, gardening, health & beauty, nutrition,
relationships, business motivation and interior design.

Guidelines:

Please email your proposal to mail@limelightmanagement.com

Due to the large number of unsolicited manuscripts they receive, and the small
number of works published from those submissions, they do not accept large
attachments via email.

Please do not send huge attachments, if they are interested and want to see
more of your work they will email you. Those emails sent with large
attachments will be deleted without being read.

Will suggest revision where appropriate. No reading fee.

Founded 1989 (formerly Limelight Management

Celebrity Management company and Literary Agency based in London's West End.

Focuses on lifestyle subjects and experts.

Agents for TV celebrities, broadcasters, writers, journalists, celebrity speakers and media personalities, after dinner speakers and motivational speakers who are specialists.

Also a literary agency specialising in non-fiction books in the lifestyle areas, particularly cookery, gardening, health & beauty, nutrition, relationships, business motivation and interior design.

They are also currently interested in looking at some fiction, particularly women’s interest.

Guidelines:

Please email your proposal to mary@limelightmanagement.com

Due to the large number of unsolicited manuscripts they receive, and the small number of works published from those submissions, they do not accept large attachments via email.

Please do not send huge attachments, if they are interested and want to see more of your work they will email you. Those emails sent with large attachments will be deleted without being read.

Will suggest revision where appropriate. No reading fee.

Founded 1991.

Association of Authors' Agents

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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.

 

mail@limelightmanagement.com

26 Chalcot Crescent

London, NW1 8YD
United Kingdom

Proprietor

  • Carolyn Whitaker

Specialises in commercial, fantasy and teenage fiction, show business, travel. Full-length MSS (home 15%, overseas 20%).

Also specialises in teenage fiction (home 10-15%, overseas 20%). Handles fiction for 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction and non-fiction. Also handles adult fiction, show business and travel; approx. one-third of list is for the children's market. Submit 2 chapters and a synopsis with return postage. No reading fee.

Will suggest revision of promising MSS.

Authors include Alex Bell, Joe Delaney, Keith Gray, Elizabeth Kay, Tim Mackintosh-Smith, Glenn Mitchell, Connie Monk, Richard Morgan, Steve Mosby, Chris Wooding. Founded 1971. Authors include Simon Chapman, Joe Delaney, Keith Gray, Elizabeth Kay, Elizabeth Richardson, Craig Simpson, Chris Wooding.

Founded 1971.

London Independent Books website
020-7706 0486
020-7724 3122

91 Great Russell Street

London, WC1B 3PS
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Luigi Bonomi
  • Amanda Preston

Fiction: commercial and literary fiction, thrillers, crime, women's fiction. Non-fiction: history, science, parenting, lifestyle, diet, health, TV tie-ins.

As a literary agency, they do accept unsolicited manuscripts and are keen to find new authors and help them develop their careers.

They do not deal with poetry, children's stories or adult SF/fantasy.

You should send manuscripts addressed to 'SUBMISSIONS DEPARTMENT' with the following:

  • A covering letter
  • A brief synopsis
  • The first three chapters of the work on A4 paper, in double-spaced type on one side of the sheet only (please don't bind or staple your work and do remember to print your name and contact details on the cover of your manuscript).
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope if you want us to return your work otherwise an e-mail address for our response.
  • Please note that you should not send your only copy as if there is no self-addressed stamped envelope we will automatically dispose of your work.

Please note that they do not accept electronic submissions.

Authors include James Barrington, Chris Beardshaw, Gennaro Contaldo, Nick Foulkes, David Gibbins, Richard Hammond, Jane Hill, John Humphrys, Graham Joyce, Simon Kernick, Colin McDowell, Dr Gillian McKeith, Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan, James May, Nicola Monaghan, Mike Morley, Sue Palmer, Andrew Pepper, Melanie Phillips, Jem Poster, Esther Rantzen, John Rickards, Mike Rossiter, Catherine Samson, Prof. Bryan Sykes, Mitch Symons, Alan Titchmarsh, Martin Townsend, Sir Terry Wogan, Sally Worboyes.

Founded 2005.

info@bonomiassociates.co.uk
020 7637 1234
020-7637 2111

50 Talmage Farm Lane

East Hampton, NY 11937
United States

Associates

  • Philip G. Spitzer: spitzer516(at)aol.com
  • Lukas Ortiz: lukas.ortiz(at)spitzeragency.com
  • Lucas Hunt: luc.hunt(at)spitzeragency.com

Our client list is currently full. However, if you have a project that you feel is absolutely a fit for one of us, or questions concerning our clients and their rights, we can be reached at the addresses show.

Our agency represents a wide variety of award winning authors whose work encompasses many genres; literary fiction, mystery, thriller, suspense, narrative nonfiction, biography, sports, politics, the short story as well as film. Our writers have been translated into more than thirty languages and become bestsellers abroad as well as at home. It is our privilege to work with the most talented writers, editors, and publishers in the business.


12 Bridge Wharf
156 Caledonian Road
London, N1 9UU
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Robert Smith
  • Anne Smith

Non-fiction only: autobiography and biography, topical subjects, history, lifestyle, popular culture, entertainment, true crime, health and nutrition, illustrated books.

No unsolicited MSS. No reading fee. Will suggest revision. The agency does not represent screenwriters, but rather sells rights for books to film and television industries.

Founded 1997.

Robert Smith Literary Agency Ltd website
robertsmith.literaryagency@virgin.net
020-7-278 2444
020-7-833 5680

Block A511, The Jam Factory
27 Green Walk
London, SE1 4TT
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Peter Robinson (Managing Director)
  • Sam Copeland

Fiction, general non-fiction, popular culture

Documentaries and TV presenters.

No reading fee. Will suggest revision.

info@rlabooks.co.uk
020-7096 1460
020-7243 6326

59 West 71st Street
Suite 9b
New York, NY 10023
United States

President

  • Sarah Jane Freymann

Special interest in serious non-fiction, mainstream commercial fiction, contemporary women's fiction, Latino American, Asian American, African American fiction and non-fiction.

Non-fiction: women's issues, biography, health/fitness, psychology, self-help, spiritual, natural science, cookbooks, pop culture.

Works in conjunction with Abner Stein in London.

Submissions

Some advice from an agent 'The Perfect Pitch'

sarah@sarahjanefreymann.com
212-362-9277

Popular Culture
36 RIVERRAINS
71 VICARAGE CRESCENT, BATTERSEA
London, SW11 3UN
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Susan Meyer

Specialist in the field for Mind, Body & Spirit.

Actively expanding list to include projects in the field of fiction that have an inherent spiritual message

susan@sm-agency.co.uk
01672 520433

548 Broadway
Suite 5E
New York, NY 10012
United States

President Agent

  • Ethan Ellenberg

Fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%). Commercial fiction: thrillers, mysteries, children's, romance, women's, ethnic, science fiction, fantasy and general fiction; also literary fiction with a strong narrative. Non-fiction: current affairs, health, science, psychology, cookbooks, new age, spirituality, pop-culture, adventure, true crime, biography and memoir.

No scholarly works, poetry, short stories or screenplays.

Association of Authors' Representatives

The website of the American agents’ association (http://www.aar-online.org) offers a list of members, suggested points to raise with an agent who offers to represent you, and some further guidance on the author/agent relationship.

agent@ethanellenberg.com
212-431-4554


United Kingdom

Contact

  • Michael Summers

A start-up company. Focused upon authors of popular non-fiction. We are primarily searching for submissions of work within the following genres:

  • True crime
  • Misery Lit
  • Interesting lives
  • Spiritualism
  • Book about angle
  • Stories about life-changing pets
  • Historical

Submission should include:

  1. Three sample chapters
  2. Brief biog including previously published works
  3. Chapter by chapter synopsis
  4. Why you think the work will be marketable

 


48-56 Bayham Place

London, NW1 0EU
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Mandy Little
  • James Wills

Fiction, commercial women's fiction, crime and literary fiction. Non-fiction special interests include history, science, popular psychology, self-help and general leisure books. Also children's fiction and non-fiction.

No short stories, poetry, TV, play or film scripts. Not interested in purely academic writers.

Send informative preliminary letter and synopsis with return postage.

Children's authors or illustrators include Stephen Biesty, V.M. Jones, Margaret Mahy, Lynne Reid Banks, Stewart Ross.

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.

office@watsonlittle.com
020-7388 7529
020-7388 8501