Writers Agencies

15 Sep

AGENCIES

A starting point

 


Novel

 

AMC (incorporating The Almost Managing Co. Pty Ltd.)

almost@mpx.com.au

 

Australian Literary Management

alpha@auslit.com

http://www.auslit.com/

 

No scripts for radio, film, television or stage, nor poetry, short stories or self-help. Also do not consider children’s books by unpublished authors.

 

The Authors’ Agent

www.theauthorsagent.com.au

 

Primary focus: Adult non-fiction. No poetry, fantasy, sci-fi, scripts, self help, New Age or spirituality. No unsolicited submissions accepted.

 

Barbara Mobbs

beemobbs@bigpond.net.au

 

Literary adults and children’s books.

 

Bryson Agency Australia Pty Ltd

http://www.bryson.com.au

 

Books, plays, scripts, electronic projects. Does not take poetry.

 

Callaghan Literary Management

Deborah Callaghan

debclm@bigpond.net.au

 

Adult non-fiction.

 

Cameron Creswell Agency

Sophie Hamley

http://www.cameronsmanagment.com.au/

 

Represents writers from the full range of film, television, live performance and publishing industries.

 

Curtis Brown Pty Ltd

reception@curtisbrown.com.au

http://www.curtisbrown.com.au

 

No children’s picture books, poetry, stage or screenplays, short stories or translations.

 

Drummond Agency

info@drummondagency.com.au

http://www.drummondagency.com.au/

 

Primary focus is adult fiction and non-fiction, plus YA fiction. No sci-fi, fantasy, poetry, stage or screenplays, short stories or translations, children’s picture books, middle grade fiction or books for younger readers.

 

Golvan Arts Management

golvan@ozmemail.com.au

http://www.golvanarts.com.au/

 

Represents Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poets, and Children’s authors. Also screenwriters, visual artists and composers. Emphasis on promoting texts for Educational purposes plus obtaining Film and TV rights.

 

Hay House Australia

http://www.hayhouse.com.au

 

Self-help, new age, sociology, spirituality, philosophy, health, diet, psychology, men’s/women’s issues, celebrity biographies.

 

Jacinta di Mase Management

jacintadimase@ozemail.com.au

 

Commercial fiction and non-cition for adult and children’s markets.

 

Jenny Darling Associates

http://www.jd-associates.com.au

 

Primarily adult fiction and non-fiction.

 

Margaret Kennedy Agency

http://www.margaretkennedyagency.com/

 

Primarily adult non-fiction, general fiction, and children’s.

 

Mary Cunnane Agency

http://www.cunnaneagency.com/

 

Adult fiction and non-fiction. Does not represent Children’s, YA, Fantasy or Sci-Fi.

 

The Naher Agency

http://www.naher.com.au

 

Adult fiction and Non-Fiction.

 

Nanette Halliday

halliday@picknowl.com.au

 

Children’s authors and illustrators.

 

Selwa Anthony Author Management Agency Pty Ltd

http://www.selwaanthony.com.au/

 

Fiction, Non-Fiction, YA and Children’s only.

 

Screen

 

Anthony Williams Management

awagency@primus.com.au

 

Initial contact via query letter by post. Represented works by screenwriters and authors, film, theatre, radio, directors and television. Does not accept short stories, poetry or academic writings.

Cameron Creswell Agency

http://www.cameronsmanagment.com.au/

 

Represents writers from the full range of film, television, live performance and publishing industries.

 

HLA

hla@hlamgt.com.au

http://www.hlamgt.com.au/

 

Does not accept unsolicited material. Film, TV and theatre only.

 

RGM Associates Pty Ltd

Contact: Louise Spence

louise@rgm.com.au

 

Rick Raftos Management

raftos@raftos.com.au

http://www.richraftosmanagement.com.au

 

Primarily represents performance writers (i.e. screen and stage) as well as directors, producers and writers seeking to expand their projects into other mediums.

 

ScreenHub

http://www.screenhub.com.au

 

Online employment portal for screen practitioners.

 

Shanahan Management Pty Ltd

Nellie Flannery

admin@shanahan.com.au

Stacey Testro International

melb@sti.com.au

http://www.sti.com.au/

 

The Yellow Agency

contact@theyellowagency.com

http://www.theyellowagency.com/

 

One produced credit and CV needed to request representation.

 

Unsolicited Manuscripts

 

Pan Macmillan ‘Manuscript Monday’

http://www.panmacmillan.com.au/manuscript_monday.asp

 

300 word synopsis and double-spaced first chapter of manuscript as separate Word documents.

 

Allen & Unwin ‘The Friday Pitch’

http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=462

 

300 word synopsis and double-spaced first chapter of manuscript as separate Word documents.

 

Penguin’s ‘Monthly Catch’

http://www.penguin.com.au/getting-published

 

300 word synopsis and manuscript as separate Word documents. Also a brief summary (2-3 sentences), author bio (2-3 sentences), previous publishing history, intended audience/marketability, whether it has been sent to other publishers, etc.

 

Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd.

http://pegasuspublishers.com/submissions.php

 

Baen Books

http://www.baen.com/submit.asp

 

Boyds Mills Press

http://www.boydsmillspress.com/writers-and-illustrators-guidelines

 

DAW Books

http://us.penguingroup.com/static/html/daw/submissions.html

 

TOR Books

http://www.tor.com/page/submissions-guidelines

 

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