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As of February 2016, Liz Puttick is closed for submissions. You can, however, still use the agencies services for consultancy services (including help with proposals, manuscript feedback, and contract advice). A closer look at the client list and the publications associated with the agency show that the agency has not been particularly active since about 2008, with Mark Rowlands' The Philosopher and The Wolf (Granta, 2008) still listed as the flagship title.

Liz set-up the Puttick Agency in 1995 after working as the editorial director for HarperCollins' Thorsons imprint. Her exposure to the publishing industry is from both the perspective of an industry professional (agent, editor, and publisher) as well as having been an author herself, with three books under her belt: Women as Teachers and Disciples in Traditional and New Religions, Women in New Religions: In Search of Community, Sexuality, and Spiritual Power, and 7 Personality Types: Discover Your True Role in Achieving Success and Happiness.

The Puttick Agency specializes in non-fiction works, including academic pieces. Writers who wish to be ghost writers or co-authors are also welcome to approach Liz. While her personal favourite subjects are self-help, mind body spirit, and lifestyle, the topics Liz is happy to see proposals on is wide. Such areas encompass travel, biography, childcare, philosophy, art, history, science, women's studies, business, and more. Do not send Liz fiction of any kind. 

Liz is committed to helping writers find success. There are tips on writing a strong proposal on the agency's website, and she often runs events (such as seminars and workshops) on specific areas of the industry. If you are interested in any of the editorial services, email the agency for event schedules and pricing. 


Detailed data

Agency:
Puttick Agency
Agent since:
1995
Short biography:
Liz Puttick is Director of the Puttick Agency specializing in mind/body/spirit and self-help. She was the editorial director of the Thorsons imprint at HarperCollins Publishers. She is the author of Women in New Religions (Macmillan/St Martin's Press, 1997), and numerous articles and chapters in edited books. She has also appeared on radio and television, including Woman's Hour on Radio 4.
Client list status:
List largely complete
Genres this agent is interested in:
Memoir and autobiography, Mind, Body, Spirit, Food and Cookery, Other non-fiction, History, Politics, society & current affairs, Science, Travel, Religion
Authors & books liked:
Liz is an expert on new religions, the New Age, and women's spirituality.
Other loves & passions:
No Data
How to make a submission:
Agency standard submission. Specializes in non-fiction. Liz does not represent fiction.
Other advice and background:
No Data
Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
Yes
Follow on Twitter:
Does not Tweet
Interesting links:
http://www.asanas.org.uk/files/001puttick.pdf
Clients:
Full agency client list: Al Avlicino, Mark Anthony, Karen Bali, Anne Bancroft, Diane Barker, David Barrett, Brian Bates, Robert Beer, William Bloom, Robin Bloor, Malcolm Burgess, Angie Buxton-King, Cornel Chin, Nicki Defago, Gill Farrer-Halls, Mike Fisher, Ann-Marie Gallagher, Ross Heaven, Nirmala Heriza, Sue Kay, Diane Ladd, Martin Lewis, Vicki MacKenzie, Bonnie MacMillan, Brenda Mallon, Sarah Modlock, Jacky Newcomb, Steve Nobel, Michelle Pauli, Emma Restall-Orr, Ferzanna Riley, Mark Rowlands, Ed and Deb Shapiro, Jose Stevens, Margot Sunderland, Lorraine Thomas, John Timperley, Alan Walker William Young.
Full client list:
http://puttick.com/index.htm
Email address:
agency@puttick.com

Agents of: Puttick Agency

Agency details

Website:
http://puttick.com/index.htm
About the agency:
The Puttick Agency was founded in 1995 by Liz Puttick, who has worked in publishing for 25 years. The agency is based in London, and works with agents in the USA and elsewhere. We specialize in non-fiction, and represent a range of successful authors. We can also represent your interests if you are a ghost writer, or if you want to collaborate with another author. We provide a personalized service to clients, following projects through from inception to sale to publication and beyond. We also offer consultancy services, particularly for authors wanting help with proposals, manuscript appraisals, or advice and help with negotiating contracts.
Address for submissions:
No data
Office address:
No data
Email address:
editorial@puttick.com
Phone number:
No data
Number of agents:
1
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Query letter (ie: send query before sending anything else)
Further submission info:
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PUTTICK AGENCY IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PROPOSALS - OUR LIST IS FULL. Please send a query letter with a brief synopsis (two or three pages) with author information.
More info on this agency:
No data
Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
29/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
No data
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
None
Latest news:
No data
More about the agency:
The Puttick Agency was founded in 1995 by Liz Puttick, who has worked in publishing for 25 years. The agency is based in London, and works with agents in the USA and elsewhere. We specialize in non-fiction, and represent a range of successful authors. We can also represent your interests if you are a ghost writer, or if you want to collaborate with another author. We provide a personalized service to clients, following projects through from inception to sale to publication and beyond. We also offer consultancy services, particularly for authors wanting help with proposals, manuscript appraisals, or advice and help with negotiating contracts.

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