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Profile Summary

Isabel runs a one-woman literary agency, established in 2008. As such, she has only three current clients and is not taking on anyone new at this time.

Even though her list is so small, it still manages to capture a wide variety of authors:

  • Suzi Brent is a blogger writing about her experiences as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher
  • Dr. Iain Clarke is an Investment Banker writing financial textbooks
  • Graeme Kent is a crime fiction writer

Continue to check Isabel's website for an update on whether she is open to submissions. 



Detailed data

Agency:
Isabel White Literary Agency
Agent since:
2004
Short biography:

Isabel was an agent at Brie Burkeman and Serafina Clarke Ltd from 2004 to 2008. She established the Isabel White one-woman agency in 2008.

ISABEL IS CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE SO WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR A WHILE. WE WILL UPDATE WHEN WE KNOW DIFFERENTLY.

Client list status:
List largely complete
Genres this agent is interested in:
Travel, Science, Politics, society & current affairs, Other non-fiction, Religion, Memoir and autobiography, History, Women's fiction, Historical fiction, Crime, thriller, action, General Fiction, Literary Fiction
Authors & books liked:
Isabel is looking for non-fiction projects from writers who are experts in their field, and compelling, intelligent fiction.
Other loves & passions:
If you write traditional romance or traditional fantasy, I'm probably not going to be the agent for you; apart from that my tastes are fairly eclectic. While I do represent film and television rights in my clients' books, I do not represent playwrights or screenwriters. I also do not represent poetry or purely academic works.
How to make a submission:
Electronic submissions ONLY. Why? It's better for the environment, cheaper for you, and easier for me.Submission address for all submissions from authors:query.isabelwhite@googlemail.comUnsolicited submissions sent to any other email address, or hard copy submissions, will not receive a reply.Please send an email with information about you and your project (including your full name and contact details.) Please cut and paste the first chapter or 10 pages of your book into the bottom of your message. I do not open unsolicited email attachments.UK-based clients preferred as I work closely with my authors.
Other advice and background:


Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
No
Follow on Twitter:
Does not Tweet
Interesting links:
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/nee-naw-fig-tree.html?quicktabs_1=0
Clients:
Suzi Brent, Dr Iain Clark, Graeme Kent
Full client list:
http://www.isabelwhite.co.uk/2.html
Email address:
isabel@isabelwhite.co.uk

Agents of: Isabel White Literary Agency

Agency details

Website:
http://www.isabelwhite.co.uk/
About the agency:
My most important criterion when choosing clients is that I must absolutely love their writing; please be aware this means that I do sometimes turn down potentially viable projects for subjective reasons.
Address for submissions:
14 Neville Court, Abbey Road, London NW8 9DD
Office address:
No data
Email address:
query.isabelwhite@googlemail.com
Phone number:
020 3070 1602
Number of agents:
1
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Other - see details
Further submission info:
Electronic submissions ONLY. Why? It's better for the environment, cheaper for you, and easier for me. Submission address for all submissions from authors: query.isabelwhite@googlemail.com. Unsolicited submissions sent to any other email address, or hard copy submissions, will not receive a reply. Please send an email with information about you and your project (including your full name and contact details) and please cut and paste the first chapter or 10 pages of your book into the bottom of your message. I do not open unsolicited email attachments.
More info on this agency:
No data
Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
26/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
None
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
None
Latest news:
None
More about the agency:
My most important criterion when choosing clients is that I must absolutely love their writing; please be aware this means that I do sometimes turn down potentially viable projects for subjective reasons.

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