Meet the Team – Clare Wallace

What is your role at the agency? I’m a literary agent and I head up the Children’s and Illustration teams as well as representing a boutique list of adult fiction. No two days are ever the same, which is one of the many things I love about my role. As a literary agent it’s my…

Competition Time – DA Summer Reads!

Calling all women’s fiction authors! We are thrilled to announce our Darley Anderson Summer Reads Competition! The Darley Anderson Agency is on the lookout for the next bestseller in commercial women’s fiction. We’re talking sweeping romances, contemporary rom-coms, LGBTQ+ love stories, tear-jerking sagas, period dramas, world driven romantic fantasy fiction, and books that will have readers…

A Guide to International Rights

It wouldn’t be an Open Week without a closer look at one key part of the Agency, our International Rights Team. Whilst we are a London based Agency, our reach extends far beyond the Channel. Our brilliant team work tirelessly to get our author’s books published in territories and languages across the world. Made up…

Camilla Bolton – Agent Wishlist

1. CHARACTER: Miss Marple meets Villanelle meets Kay Scarpetta  2. HIGH-CONCEPT: A Christmas Carol meets Gone Girl meets Before I Go to Sleep  3. A WORLD OF CHARACTERS: Richard Osman meets Lucinda Riley meets Line Of Duty  4. STEP OUT OF REALITY: Game Of Thrones meets Animals of Farthing Wood  5. BACK TO NATURE: Where…

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,…