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Below is a list of the biggest and best agents in the UK. More advice on how to win them over can be found by subscribing to the Writing Tips newsletter.

Gillon Aitken Associates Ltd
contact: Gillon Aitken, Clare Alexander
address: 29 Fernshaw Road, London SW10 0TG
tel: 020 7351 7561
fax: 020 7376 3594
they represent: Pat Barker
Helen Fielding
Germaine Greer

Darley Anderson Literary Agency
contact: Darley Anderson, Elizabeth Wright (love stories and ‘tear jerkers’/women’s fiction), Kerith Biggs (crime/foreign rights), Michelle Hockley (non-fiction), Carrie Goodman (children's books/TV)
address: Estelle House, 11 Eustace Road, London SW6 1JB
tel: 020 7385 6652
fax: 020 7386 5571
they represent: Anne Baker
Martina Devlin
Lesley Pearse
Martina Cole

Blake Friedman Literary Agency
contact: Carole Blake, Julian Friedmann, Barbara Jones, Conrad Williams
address: 122 Arlington Road, London NW1 7HP
tel: 020 7284 0408
fax: 020 7284 0442
they represent: Jane Asher
Elizabeth Chadwick
Barbara Erskine
Maeve Haran

Curtis Brown
contact: Jonathan Lloyd, Jane Bradish-Ellames, Anna Davis, Jonny Geller, Hannah Griffiths, Ali Gunn, Camilla Hornby, Anthea Morton-Saner, Peter Robinson, Vivienne Schuster, Michael Shaw, Elizabeth Stevens
address: Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP
fax: 020 7396 0110
tel: 020 7396 6600
they represent: Freya North
Hari Kunzru
Emily Barr

AM Heath + Co. Ltd.
contact: William Hamilton, Sara Fisher, Sarah Molloy, Victoria Hobbs
address: 79 St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4RE
tel: 020 7836 4271
fax: 020 7497 2561
they represent: Katie Fforde
Geoff Dyer
Lesley Glaister
Anita Brookner

Green and Heaton
contact: Carol Heaton, Judith Murray, Charles Elliott, Antony Topping
address: 37 Goldhawk Road, London W12 8QQ
tel: 020 8749 0315
fax: 020 8749 0318
they represent: Mark Barrowcliffe

David Higham Associates Ltd.
contact: Anthony Goff, Bruce Hunter, Lizzie Kremer, Jacqueline Korn, Ania Corless, Caroline Walsh
address: 5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square, London W1F 9HA
tel: 020 7434 5900
fax: 020 7437 1072
they represent: Jane Green
John Le Carre
Katie Agnew
Victoria Routledge
Jennifer Cox

The Christopher Little Literary Agency
contact: Christopher Little, Keley Nunley, Emma Schlesinger, Sarah Cahusac
address: 10 Eel Brook Studios, 125 Moore Park Road, London SW6 4PS
tel: 020 7736 4455
fax: 020 7736 4490
they represent: J K Rowling

The Marsh Agency
contact: Paul Marsh
address: 11 Dover Street, London, W1S 4LJ
tel: +44 (0) 207 399 2800
fax: +44 (0) 207 399 2801
sample authors: me!

William Morris Agency
contact: Eugenie Furniss, Stephanie Cabot
address: 52-53 Poland Street, London, W1F 7LX
email: Email:
tel: 020 7534 6800
fax: 020 7534 6900
they represent: Courttia Newland

contact: Caroline Dawnay, Michael Sissons, Pat Kavanagh, Charles Walker, Rosemary Canter, Rosemary Scoular, Robert Kirby, Simon Trewin, James Gill, Serial Pat Kavanagh, Carol Macarthur
address: Drury House 34-43 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2 5HA
tel: 020 7344 1000
fax: 020 7836 9539
they represent: Scarlett Thomas
Deborah Wright

Gregory & Company Authors' Agents
contact: Jane Gregory, Emma Dunford, Mary Jones
address: 3 Barb Mews, London W6 7PA
tel: 020 7610 4676
fax: 020 7610 4686
they represent: Mo Hayder
Val McDermid
Minette Walters
Chrissie Glazebrook

Ed Victor
contact: Ed Victor, Joint Managing Directors Sophie Hicks, Margaret Phillips Directors Graham C. Greene Hcbe, Leon Morgan, Hitesh Shah
address: 6 Bayley Street, Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HB
tel: 020 7304 4100
fax: 020 7304 4111
they represent: Kathy Lette
Erica Jong
Iris Murdoch

A.P. Watt Ltd
contact: Caradoc King, Linda Shaughnessy, Derek Johns, Jo Frank, Georgia Garrett, Nick Harris (associate)
address: 20 John Street, London WC1N 2DR
tel: 020 7405 6774
fax: 020 7831 2154 (books) 020 7430 1952 (drama)
they represent: Helen Dunmore
Zadie Smith

The Wylie Agency
contact: Andrew Wylie (president), Rose Billington, Benita Edzard
address: 4-8 Rodney Street, London, N1 9JH
tel: 020 7843 2150
fax: 020 7843 2151
they represent: Salman Rushdie

More UK literary agents can be found at Jacqui Bennett’s writers bureau.

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