Agents

The Bent Agency represents well over a century of experience in the publishing industry, and our agents have backgrounds in editorial, marketing, and subsidiary rights. Our list is diverse, which means we represent what we love, including writers of history, humor, lifestyle, inspiration, memoir, literary fiction, children’s books and commercial fiction.

Our Agents at a glance

Nicola Barr

Nicola Barr

Nicola Barr represents literary and commercial fiction for adults and children, and nonfiction in the areas of sports, popular science, popular culture, and social and cultural history. Read More.

Nicola is open to queries.

Jenny Bent

Jenny Bent

Jenny Bent represents literary and commercial adult, young adult, and middle grade fiction. She also represents nonfiction in the areas of memoir, humor and select narrative nonfiction. Read More.

Jenny is currently closed to unsolicited materials.

Victoria Cappello

Victoria Cappello

Victoria Cappello represents commercial and literary adult fiction as well as narrative nonfiction. Read More.

Victoria is currently closed to unsolicited materials.

Gemma Cooper

Gemma Cooper

Gemma Cooper represents authors and author/illustrators who write chapter books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, as well as select adult nonfiction. Read More.

Gemma is open to queries.

Claire Draper

Claire Draper

Claire Draper represents graphic novels for all ages, middle-grade and young adult fiction, feminist memoir and essay collections. Read More.

Claire is open to queries.

Heather Flaherty

Heather Flaherty

Heather Flaherty represents adult, young adult, and middle grade fiction. She also represents nonfiction in humor, pop-culture, social media, and true crime. Read More.

Heather is currently closed to unsolicited materials.

Louise Fury

Louise Fury

Louise Fury represents adult and young adult fiction, including suspense/thrillers, romance, and select nonfiction, as well as novels with a graphic element or illustrations. Read More.

Louise is currently closed to unsolicited materials.

Molly Ker Hawn

Molly Ker Hawn

Molly Ker Hawn represents authors who write for the young adult and middle grade market, as well as select adult fiction and nonfiction. Read More.

Molly is open to queries.

Amelia Hodgson

Amelia Hodgson

Amelia manages foreign rights for TBA’s clients. Read More.

Amelia is currently closed to unsolicited materials.

Sarah Hornsley

Sarah Hornsley

Sarah Hornsley (née Manning) represents commercial and accessible literary adult fiction and nonfiction in the area of memoir, lifestyle and narrative nonfiction. Read More.

Sarah is open to queries.

Zoë Plant

Zoë Plant

Zoë Plant represents a range of adult fiction (mystery/thriller, sci-fi/fantasy) as well as middle-grade and young adult fiction. Read More.

Zoë is open to queries.

John Silbersack

John Silbersack

John Silbersack represents a wide range of adult fiction (mystery/thriller, literary fiction, sci-fi/fantasy), adult nonfiction (history, current events, politics, biography, memoir, science, and pop culture) as well as some YA and MG. Read More.

John is open to queries.

Laurel Symonds

Laurel Symonds

Laurel Symonds represents authors and illustrators of children’s fiction and nonfiction, from picture books to young adult.
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Laurel is open to queries.

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