7 November Q & A with Jane Finigan and Claire Fuller

Jane Finigan is a partner at Lutyens & Rubinstein Literary Agency. Her list is a small but perfectly formed and spans an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction. As well as Claire Fuller she represents critically acclaimed and award winning novelists including Lisa Owens, Ned Beauman, Sarah Haywood and bestselling non-fiction writers including Meera Sodha,…

Claire Fuller

Claire Fuller Biography Claire Fuller didn’t start writing fiction until she was 40. Her first novel, Our Endless Numbered Days won the 2015 Desmond Elliott Prize, her second, Swimming Lessons was shortlisted for the Encore prize, and her third, Bitter Orange is long listed for the International Dublin Literary Award. Claire also writes flash fiction…

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Author and Writing Tutor

Emma’s memoir, This is Not a Book About Charles Darwin, was published in 2019; the Daily Mail described her account of three disastrous years trying to write an historical novel rooted in her family as ‘a fascinating journey…a masterclass’. Her debut novel, The Mathematics of Love, is probably the only novel ever nominated for both…

Eve White - BPA

Eve started EVE WHITE LITERARY AGENCY in 2003. Her company has grown to represent everything from prize-winning literary fiction to bestselling picture books worldwide while maintaining the caring, family feel of a boutique agency. Eve’s goal from the start was for massive success for each of a small stable of authors. Her clients include Ruth…

Nelle Andrew, an agent at Rachel Mills Literary Agency was nominated for Literary Agent of the Year at The British Book Awards 2018, and was a Bookseller Rising Star in 2016. Her career includes discovering and agenting Sunday Times, and New York Times bestsellers; award winning novelists as well as several Richard and Judy Book…

Kelleigh-Greenberg-Jephcott-BPA

Author and Screenwriter

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Kelleigh lives between Los Angeles and London.  She earned a BFA (Directing) from Carnegie Mellon University, studied screenwriting at the University of Southern California, and has been honoured by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a Finalist for the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, among numerous screenwriting accolades.…

Alice Jolly -Author - BPA

Novelist and Playwright

Novelist and playwright Alice Jolly’s 2015 memoir Dead Babies and Seaside Towns won the Pen Ackerley Prize and one of her short stories won the 2014 VS Pritchett Memorial Prize, awarded by The Royal Society of Literature.  She has also published two novels with Simon & Schuster and four of her plays have been produced by…

Louise Doughty

Novelist and playwright

Louise Doughty is an author, playwright and journalist. She’s written nine novels including her latest, Platform Seven, which will be published by Faber & Faber in August 2019.  Her previous book was Black Water, which was published to critical acclaim in the UK and US, where it was nominated as one of the New York…

Selina walker - Blue Pencil Agency Retreats

Publisher, Random House

Selina heads up the Century and Arrow hardcover and paperback imprints at Penguin Random House, publishers of commercial fiction and non-fiction. She work with authors as wonderfully diverse and creative as EL James, Anthony Horowitz, Harlan Coben, Lisa Gardner, Tony Parsons, Simon Kernick, Lisa Jewell, and Katie Fforde. Later this year, she is publishing an…

Caroline Wood - Blue Pencil Agency

Literary agent, FBA

Caroline was a film producer before joining Felicity Bryan Associates in 2006. She represents a number of award-winning and top ten best-selling authors including Jonathan Coe, winner of the Costa novel award 2020, Damon Galgut, twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Louis de Bernieres and acclaimed literary women’s fiction writers Anna Hope, Liza Klaussmann and…