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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

The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary
Translation rights sold to Znanje in Croatia

Something In The Water by Catherine Steadman
Translation rights sold to Mozaik Knjiga in Croatia

Night School by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to Crown in Taiwan

The Midnight Line by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to Crown in Taiwan

The Midnight Line by Lee Child
North American English rights sold to Bantam Dell in North America

The Midnight Line by Lee Child
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada) rights sold to Transworld in UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada)

The Harp-Maker by Hazel Prior
UK & Commonwealth (inc. Canada) rights sold to Transworld in UK & Commonwealth (inc. Canada)

29 Seconds by T M Logan
Translation rights sold to Evro Books in Serbia

The Other Woman by Sandie Jones
Translation rights sold to Evro Books in Serbia

Something In The Water by Catherine Steadman
Translation rights sold to Dani-Sfarim in Israel


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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