Commissioning Editor

Rebecca joined Michael Joseph in 2017, having worked at Hachette, and is building a list primarily in women’s fiction.  She is looking for stand-out, compelling voices that are honest, wickedly funny and heart-breaking. Stories about women on a journey, which does not necessarily end in romance, particularly appeal to her.  She is always on the…

Kiran Millwood Hargrave – BPA First Novel Award

Kiran Millwood Hargrave is the bestselling, award-winning author of novels for children and adults. Her first novel for adults, The Mercies, debuted as a Sunday Times bestseller and a number one Times bestseller. It was chosen as an NYT Notable Book of 2020, and has been translated into over twenty languages, winning Le Prix Rive…

Hellie Ogden – BPA First Novel Award

Literary Agent

Hellie Ogden represents fiction and non-fiction including a number of Sunday Times bestsellers and award winning writers across genres. She enjoys novels with bold storytelling, moving prose and vivid, thought-provoking characters. As an editorially focused agent, she has a keen interest in helping to develop and nurture debut writers. She featured in the Bookseller Rising…

Marina de Pass – Blue Pencil Agency Online Events

Literary Agent

Marina joined The Soho Agency in 2016, after working for several years in the editorial departments of Little, Brown and HarperCollins. She has a rare insight into the publishing industry – in addition to her agenting work, she is also a published author, and has studied creative writing at the Faber Academy.  Marina is building…

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…

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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.…