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Richards Literary Agency

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.

(649) 410-0209
(649) 410-0209

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