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Translation Rights

The Darley Anderson Agency has great success in placing books with international publishers around the world.

For translation rights enquiries, please contact:

Head of Rights: Mary Darby mary@darleyanderson.com

Rights Executive: Emma Winter emma@darleyanderson.com

We work with co-agents in the following territories:

  • Bulgaria & Macedonia: Katalina Sabeva (Anthea, Sofia)
  • China & Taiwan: Gray Tan (The Grayhawk Agency, Taipei)
  • Czech Republic & Slovakia: Lucie Polakova (Andrew Nurnberg Associates, Prague)
  • Germany: (Adult titles only) Thomas Schlueck, Bastian Schlueck, Joachim Jessen & Franka Zastrow (Thomas Schlueck Agency, Garbsen)
  • Greece: Michael Avramides (O.A. Literary Agency, Markopoulo)
  • Hungary: Miklos Lekli and Orsi Mészáros (Katai & Bolza, Budapest)
  • Italy: Roberta Oliva (Natoli, Stefan & Oliva, Milan)
  • Japan: Ken Mori and Misa Morikowa (Tuttle Mori Agency, Tokyo) 
  • Korea: Danny Hong (Danny Hong Agency, Seoul)
  • Poland: Lukasz Wrobel (Graal Ltd, Warsaw)
  • Romania: Simona Kessler (Simona Kessler Agency, Bucharest)
  • Russia & Ukraine: Elizabeth Van Lear & Olga Rogozina (Van Lear Agency, London, Moscow)
  • Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia: Vuk Perisic & Mila Perisic (PLIMA Literary Agency, Belgrade)
  • Thailand: Pimolporn Yutisri (Tuttle Mori, Bangkok)
  • Turkey: Atilla Izgi Turgut and Özgür Emir (Akcali Copyright Agency, Istanbul)

Latest Rights Sales

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris
Translation rights sold to Lithuanian Writers' Publishers Union in Lithuania

The Forever Court by Dave Rudden
Translation rights sold to Pegasus in Turkey

The Forever Court by Dave Rudden
Translation rights sold to Kariera in Russia

The Forever Court by Dave Rudden
Translation rights sold to Fischer in Germany

The Forever Court by Dave Rudden
Translation rights sold to Pocket Jeunesse in France

The Forever Court by Dave Rudden
North American English rights sold to Random House Children's Publishers in North America

The Forever Court by Dave Rudden
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada) rights sold to Puffin

Make Me by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to Blanvalet in German

The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher
World English rights sold to Bookouture

Night School by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to Family Leisure Club - Hemiro in Ukraine

Our Rights Department

I can't imagine that there is a better, more perceptive, or more committed rights section than Darley Anderson's in any literary agency anywhere

John Connolly

The Rights department has done much more for my books than I ever knew was possible. It's like having a bunch of fairy godmothers who regularly drop wonderful exotic presents into your inbox: 'Good morning! Here's Croatia!

Tana French

The Darley Anderson Agency sells foreign rights faster and further than anyone in the business. I'm published in countries some agents have never even heard of

Lee Child

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