We are currently open to submissions.
For all submissions, please see each agent's submission policy and follow the submissions guidelines which follow.
If you wish Darley to personally consider your work, he only accepts postal submissions.
He is looking specifically for thrillers with a strong central character set in America or Ireland or other internationally appealing locations and tear-jerking love stories.
He is looking specifically for books featuring an original series character and animal stories.
Postal submissions only
Camilla is looking for accessible and commercial crime, thrillers, suspense and women’s fiction.
She will only consider submissions with material attached, please do not send query letters.
Clare is building the children’s list and is looking for new authors of picture books, middle grade, teenage, YA and illustrators.
She will only consider submissions with material attached, please do not send only query letters.
Does not accept postal submissions
For the month of November the Darley Anderson Children's Agency is excited to introduce the Darley Anderson Access Month. For more information on this and how to submit please go to http://www.darleyandersonchildrens.com/submissions
Sheila is currently closed to all submissions.
Tanera is working on the women’s fiction list and is looking for romance, sagas, commercial and historical women’s fiction.
She will accept submissions both via email and post, only with material attached. If sent via post, please remember to include a SAE otherwise unfortunately we cannot return your manuscript.
How To Prepare Your Submission
1 A covering letter
(including a short paragraph about yourself, and one about your book)
- 2 A one page synopsis
3 The first three consecutive chapters
(or the full work if it is a picture book that does not exceed 50 pages)
- 4 Please include a stamped addressed envelope if you would like us to return your submission should it not be right for us. If an SAE is not included all material is automatically shredded and recycled after two months of receipt.
Please note that no submissions will be accepted by hand or in person unless requested.
Please note that while every care will be taken with your submission we cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, destruction or delay in their return whatever the cause.
- 1 A covering letter (including a short paragraph about yourself, and one about your book)
- 2 A one page synopsis
- 3 The first three consecutive chapters (or the full work if it is a picture book that does not exceed 50 pages)
- 4 Please email your material as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment. We cannot accept 'links' to downloadable material and ebooks.
In order to ensure that your submission goes to the relevant person please send:
Darley Anderson Literary, TV & Film Agency
11 Eustace Road
London SW6 1JB
Please send any Non-Fiction submissions by post.
The Children's agency does not accept postal submissions - please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Crime, thrillers, mysteries, psychological thrillers and suspense
For more information about the Children's Book Agency please visit www.darleyandersonchildrens.com
Due to the volume of manuscripts we receive each week, there may be occasions where we cannot respond with our normal speed. If you have not heard from us within eight weeks, please do get in touch.