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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: 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

No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Short Story Collection by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to BB Art in Czech Republic

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris
Translation rights sold to Zito in China

Night School by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to Eksmo in Russian

The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher
Translation rights sold to Euromedia in Czech Republic

Something In The Water by Catherine Steadman
English rights sold to Simon & Schuster

Something In The Water by Catherine Steadman
Translation rights sold to Family Leisure Club in Russia

Blink by KL Slater
Translation rights sold to Amber in Poland

Safe With Me by KL Slater
Translation rights sold to Amber in Poland

No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Short Story Collection by Lee Child
Translation rights sold to General Press in Hungary

Defender by G.X. Todd
Translation rights sold to Dobrovsky in Czech Republic

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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