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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

Rights Assistant: Kristina Egan kristina@darleyanderson.com

We work with co-agents in the following territories:

  • Bulgaria & Macedonia: Katalina Sabeva (Anthea, Sofia)
  • China, Taiwan, Thailand & Vietnam: Gray Tan, Itzel Hsu (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)

Latest Rights Sales

To Catch A Killer by Emma Kavanagh
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada) rights sold to Orion

You Were Gone by Tim Weaver
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada) rights sold to Penguin / Michael Joseph

The Garden of Found and Lost by A.M. Howell
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada) rights sold to Usborne

Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris
Translation rights sold to Hugo et Cie in France

A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly
Translation rights sold to Presses de la Cité in France

The Secret by KL Slater
Translation rights sold to Bookouture

Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris
Translation rights sold to Harlenic Hellas in Greece

Gallery of the Dead by Chris Carter
Translation rights sold to LEO Commerce in Croatia

I Am Missing by Tim Weaver
Translation rights sold to LEO Commerce in Croatia

What Remains by Tim Weaver
Translation rights sold to LEO Commerce in Croatia


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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