Darley Anderson – Agent Wishlist

What genre of fiction are you looking for? Adult Fiction I am looking specifically for thrillers with a strong central character set in America, Ireland or other internationally appealing locations, as well as and tear-jerking love stories. I am also working with my assistant, Rebeka Finch, who is building a contemporary romance fiction list (full…

Meet the Team – Lydia Silver

What is your role at the agency? I’m one of the children’s literary agents – so my job is to represent our children’s authors and illustrators. What that actually means in practice is a bit more of a lengthy answer! I look after every aspect of an author’s career, from talent spotting, through editing them,…

Meet the Team – Darley Anderson

What is your role at the Agency? Literary Agent and Proprietor. How did you get into publishing? I had a degree in Theology because I had intended to become an ordained Church of England Clergyman like my Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. But I changed course, wanting instead to pursue a career as a writer. However,…

Meet the Team – Chloe Davis

What is your role at the agency? I’m a Junior Agent at the Children’s Book and Illustration Agencies, and I also assist Clare Wallace. How did you get into publishing? My journey to Publishing was (luckily!) fairly straightforward. I started off as a Bookseller at Waterstones, which I did for six months after graduating from…

Meet the Team – Mary Darby

What is your role at the agency? Head of International Rights. I oversee the agencies’ authors’ translation rights, more specifically handling language rights in Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, France and the Nordic territories. How did you get into publishing? I’ve been in the DA Rights Team since 2011 – when I joined, I was also…

Meet the Team – Jade Kavanagh

What is your role at the agency? I work as assistant to Camilla Bolton and am also building my own list here as a Junior Agent in the crime thriller and suspense area. How did you get into publishing? After my masters I started interning anywhere I could with the hope of getting into publishing…