We are a literary agency in London offering creative international representation for authors, illustrators, speakers, brands, companies and charities across all media.
We represent the interests of leading fiction and non-fiction authors, from politics to popular culture, from cookery to children's books, from history to high fashion, from thrillers to romance and fantasy.
LAW represents a select but exciting range of author illustrators working in a variety of styles and media.
Our high profile speakers can engage audiences of every kind with charm and wit, adapting their own unique experiences to inspire and motivate professionals from every sector.
Illustrations © 2013 Richard Horne
LAW – Literary Agency
Lucas Alexander Whitley is active in all areas of representation (including speaking, licensing, brand, film and television deals) and operates with individuality and commitment. Small enough to be friendly, big enough to operate effectively in a global market, always imaginative, we not only look for the best deals for our clients but also plan their long term careers.
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Veronica Henry was winner of the 2014 Romantic Novelist's Association Novel of the Year for A Night on the Orient Express, which she wrote whilst as writer in residence on the Venice Simplon Orient Express, 'I couldn't fail to be inspired by this trip of a lifetime, and the result was my eleventh novel... which tells the story of a group of passengers on this glamorous journey,' but this year she's planning to stay closer to home. Fresh from appearances at Fowey Festival and Chipping Norton Literary Festival, she is currently gearing up for the publication of her latest novel High Tide, which is set in Pennfleet, the same fictional seaside town as The Long Weekend and knits together the stories and affairs of its residents and the fireworks they set off as autumn draws in (Orion, 24th September 2015). High Tide joins a strong backlist of novels that have sold more than 750,000 copies worldwide. Online its publication will be accompanied by a blog tour but also focused on local independent booksellers in the West Country. Veronica is a regular at Walter Henry's Bookshop in Bideford, Devon, where she recently did a reading with fellow author Lucy Diamond, and other favourites include The Falmouth Bookseller, The St Ives Bookseller, Waterstones in Truro, Plymouth, Edge of the World Bookshop in Penzance and Spencer Thorn Bookshop in Bude, all of which celebrated Independent Bookshop Week in June this year. 'My West Country stalwarts!' according to Veronica.
Our literary agents are happy to consider submissions from new authors, but please be aware that we are a small literary agency with a busy client list and we take on only a handful of new clients each year from the thousands of approaches made to us, many of which are from established writers and artists. If you are a new author, please read the submission guidelines before doing anything else.