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Agents Specialising in Cookery

11a Woodlawn Street

Whitstable, Kent CT5 1HQ
United Kingdom

Director

  • Isabel Atherton

Fiction, women's fiction, literary fiction, non-fiction, humour, history, autobiography, memoir, Mind, Body & Spirit, health, cookery, arts and crafts, crime, children's fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%). Also represents a small number of scriptwriters.

Not currently accepting any new fiction clients but will consider well crafted non-fiction. If you’d like to send your material, write (email or via hard copy) with your publishing history and CV, together with a synopsis, 3 sample chapters and a SAE for the return of your material. Prefers email submissions

Authors include Tania Ahsan, Sharon Byrne, Melissa Garner, Peter Harrodine, Nicola Hill, Steve Hill, Ray Murray, Adele Nozedar, Feargus O'Sullivan, Mark Torrender, Dee Weaver.

Established 2008.

write@creativeauthors.co.uk
(01227) 770947

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

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

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

52 Doughty Street

London, WC1N 2LS
United Kingdom

Agents UK and US

  • Sonia Land
  • Vivien Green
  • Ian Drury

Film / Theatre / TV

  • Sophie Janson
  • Lucy Fawcett

Foreign

  • Gaia Banks
  • Sophie le Grand

Quality literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, including: politics, history, military history, gardening, thrillers, crime, romance, drama, biography, travel, cookery, humour, UK and foreign estates.

Also theatre, film, radio and TV scripts.

Overseas associates Georges Borchardt

Founded 1967. Full-length and short MSS. Agents in most foreign countries. The agency represents novelists and nonfiction writers as well as several major literary estates.
Primarily an agency for English language writers, and currently represents over 200 authors including eight Pulitzer Prize winners and two Nobel Prize winners.


We do not accept unsolicited manuscripts.

, Inc. (Richard Scott Simon

Quality literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, including: politics, history, military history, gardening, thrillers, crime, romance, drama, biography, travel, cookery, humour, UK and foreign estates.

Also theatre, film, radio and TV scripts.

Overseas associates Georges Borchardt, Inc. (Richard Scott Simon). US film and TV representation CAA, APA and others.

Specialises in theatre, film, radio and TV scripts.

Welcomes approaches from new clients, either to start or to develop their careers. Preliminary letter with sae essential. No reading fee.

Clients include: Rose Tremain, Paul Wilson, and Bonnie Greer, Peter Ackroyd, Benedict Allen, Charles Allen, Pam Ayres, Melvyn Bragg, Steven Carroll, David Cohen, Anna del Conte, Judy Corbalis, Elizabeth Corley, Seamus Deane, Chris Ewan, Rosie Goodwin, Jean Goodhind, Robert Green, Susan Hill, Richard Holmes, HRH The Prince of Wales, Ian Johnstone, Irene Karafilly, Richard Mabey, Graham Rice, Steve Rider, Robert Rigby, Martin Riley, Diane Setterfield, Tom Sharpe, Martin Stephen, Jeffrey Tayler, Andrew Taylor, Rose Tremain, Barry Unsworth, Kevin Wells, Prof. Stanley Wells, Neil White, John Wilsher, Paul Wilson and the Estates of Catherine Cookson, Patrick O'Brian, Penelope Mortimer, Jean Rhys and F.A. Worsley.

). US film and TV representation CAA, APA and others.

Specialises in theatre, film, radio and TV scripts.

Welcomes approaches from new clients, either to start or to develop their careers. Preliminary letter with sae essential. No reading fee.

Clients include: Rose Tremain, Paul Wilson, and Bonnie Greer, Peter Ackroyd, Benedict Allen, Charles Allen, Pam Ayres, Melvyn Bragg, Steven Carroll, David Cohen, Anna del Conte, Judy Corbalis, Elizabeth Corley, Seamus Deane, Chris Ewan, Rosie Goodwin, Jean Goodhind, Robert Green, Susan Hill, Richard Holmes, HRH The Prince of Wales, Ian Johnstone, Irene Karafilly, Richard Mabey, Graham Rice, Steve Rider, Robert Rigby, Martin Riley, Diane Setterfield, Tom Sharpe, Martin Stephen, Jeffrey Tayler, Andrew Taylor, Rose Tremain, Barry Unsworth, Kevin Wells, Prof. Stanley Wells, Neil White, John Wilsher, Paul Wilson and the Estates of Catherine Cookson, Patrick O'Brian, Penelope Mortimer, Jean Rhys and F.A. Worsley.

info@sheilland.co.uk
020 7 405 935
020-7831 2127

48-56 Bayham Place

London, NW1 0EU
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Sheila Ableman

Non-fiction including history, science, cookery, biography, autobiography.

Specialises in TV tie-ins and celebrity ghostwriting. No poetry, children's, gardening or sport.

Unsolicited MSS welcome. Approach in writing with publishing history, CV, synopsis, 3 chapters and sae for return. No reading fee.

sheila@sheilaableman.co.uk
020-7388 7222

43 Musard Road

London, W6 8NR
United Kingdom

Director

  • Teresa Chris

All fiction, especially crime, women's commercial, general and literary fiction; all non-fiction, especially biography, history, health, cooking, arts and crafts.

No science fiction, horror, fantasy, short stories, poetry, academic books.

No reading fee. Send introductory letter describing work, first 3 chapters and sae.

Representation in all overseas territories.

Teresa Chris Literary Agency Ltd website
020-7-386 0633

7th Floor, Waverley House
7-12 Noel Street
London, W1F 8GQ
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Angharad Kowal

 

Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, women's fiction, science fiction/fantasy, narrative non-fiction, history, memoirs, biographies, psychology, science, parenting, cookbooks, how-to, self-help, business, finance, young adult and juvenile fiction/non-fiction and picture books. We are interested in and work with authors at all stages of their career. We don't accept poetry, screenplays or academia.

Submission guidelines:
Please e-mail us a query letter, which includes your credentials, an explanation of what makes your book unique, a synopsis and the first three chapters.

Overseas associates
All our US and Canadian deals are handled by Writers House US. They are also the port of call for all our foreign deals, excluding Australia and New Zealand, which we handle.

We represent:
Nora Roberts, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Franzen, John Green, Stephanie Meyer, Diane Chamberlain, Michael Lewis, Jonathan Tropper, Rachel Renee Russel, Jon Klassen, Karen Rose, Laurell K. Hamilton, Kami Garcia, Kevin Sands, Stephan Pastis, Ally Condie, Allison Brennan, Jennifer Donnelly, David Arnold, Elisa Albert, Andrea Chapin, Angus Watson, Dan Vyleta, Barbara Delinsky, Steve Berry, Michelle Moran, Nell Zink.

UK office set up in 2008


Akowal@writershouse.com