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Monthly Archives - July 2015

Meet the Agents: An Interview with Julie Crisp

Julie Crisp, Literary Agent

Julie Crisp, Literary Agent

This is an interview with literary agent, Julie Crisp. Julie was a Former Editorial Director at Pan Macmillan publishing Peter F. Hamilton, China Miéville et al. Now she’s a literary agent at her own Literary agency and a freelance editor and script doctor with the Writers’ Workshop. You can see Julie’s Agency website here, her twitter feed just here and of course, her Agent Hunter profile here! (more…)

Meet the Agents: An Interview Meg Davis

Meg Davis, Literary Agent

Meg Davis, Literary Agent

Meg is an established literary agent, having worked for MBA for over 25 years, representing writers in all media, and in all genres except non-fiction, children’s and poetry. Besides working hard for my clients, she likes to get involved with the bigger picture, so have served on the council of the Association of Authors’ Agents, and is currently on the council of the PMA (the other relevant trade association). You can see the Ki agency page here, Meg’s twitter feed just here and of course, her Agent Hunter profile here! (more…)

Meet the Agents: An Interview with Shelley Instone

Shelley Instone, Literary Agent

Shelley Instone, Literary Agent

This is an interview with literary agent, Shelley Instone. Shelley grew up in Leeds, West Yorkshire and comes from a family of storytellers. She moved to London to study Classics: a subject that still greatly interests and inspires her. She travelled the world and had lots of fantastic adventures before having her two children, Florence and Arthur. She then went on to gain an MA in Children’s Literature and wrote for many academic journals and websites before working for the Eve White Agency. She swiftly moved on to launch her own literary consultancy and through her insightful edits, had immediate success with this. She is directly responsible for discovering and developing new voices in children’s literature. These include; Sarah Naughton, Kim Slater, Rupert Wallis, Lara Williamson and Emma Haughton. Shelley has been warmly acknowledged in numerous novels. You can see the Shelley Instone Literacy Agency here, follow her on Twitter here and of course view her Agent Hunter page here! (more…)