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Gregory & Company Authors’ Agents

David Higham Associates, 6th Floor, Waverley House
7-12 Noel Street
London, W1F 8GQ
United Kingdom

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.  They are now part of David Higham AssociatesAgents for the negotiation of all rights in fiction, general non-fiction, children's fiction and picture books, plays, film and TV scripts (home 15%, USA/translation 20%, scripts 10%). Represented in all foreign markets. Preliminary letter and return postage. All adult submissions should be typed with double line spacing on one side only of A4 paper and pages should be numbered. Be sure to include a covering letter; a full plot synopsis of the proposed book; the first two or three chapters of the book; a CV and a stamped addressed envelope. Founded 1935.

Represents Crime, thrillers, historical fiction, commercial fiction, family sagas, literary fiction, biographies and auto-biographies. Does not represent science fiction, supernatural/paranormal, self-help/lifestyle books, poetry, short stories, children/young adult fiction, business books and spiritual or new age philosophy.

To submit, send a synopsis, no more that the first ten pages, double-spaced together with a covering letter telling them about yourself, your past work and future plans. Send this by post to: Mary Jones, Submissions Editor, Gregory and Company Authors' Agents, David Higham Associates, 6th Floor, Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street Include SAE for return of material.

Alternatively you can send a brief enquiry by email to MaryJones@gregoryandcompany.co.uk Put your books title followed by '(submission) in the subject line of your email. Do not send attachments of chapters or the entire typescript unless they have specifically asked.

Founded 1987.

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.

tel: 
020-7610 4676
 
fax: 
020-7610 4686
email: 
info@gregoryandcompany.co.uk (submissions)
email: 
maryjones@gregoryandcompany.co.uk
 
 

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