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Profile Summary

Philippa completed an MA in publishing in 2012. Her experience has included some of the top names in the UK agenting business, such as Peters, Fraser & Dunlop, Graham Maw Christie, Watson, Little Ltd, and Sheil Land Associates. In 2014, Philippa joined David Godwin Associates (DGA) as an assistant literary agent. She does not currently take on clients of her own, working with David Godwin and Kirsty McLachlan on their lists.

DGA considers itself a small agency but they have an impressive roster of clients covering a wide range of genres and styles. The agency deals with fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and TV/film scripts.

It is worth keeping an eye on Philippa's career as it progresses, as it might not be too long before she is looking to build a list of her own.


Detailed data

Agency:
DGA David Godwin Associates
Agent since:
2014
Short biography:
Having worked at Sheil Land Associates, Watson, Little and Graham Maw Christie and having worked at PFD, Philippa is now an Assistant agent at David Godwin Associates. Philippa also speaks French and has a Publishing MA from Kingston University. PHILIPPA IS NOT TAKING ON HER OWN CLIENTS, SHE WORKS WITH DAVID AND KIRSTY'S CLIENTS.
Client list status:
Keen to build client list
Genres this agent is interested in:
Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Children's & YA non-fiction, Memoir and autobiography, Mind, Body, Spirit, Food and Cookery, Other non-fiction, History, Politics, society & current affairs, Travel, Religion, Women's fiction, General Fiction, Crime, thriller, action, Erotica, Fantasy, Genre romance, Historical fiction, Horror, Paranormal romance, Science fiction, Literary Fiction
Authors & books liked:
Philippa is a keen tweeter, take a look at her twitter feed to get more of a feel for her personality and likes/dislikes.
Other loves & passions:
Philippa is also a brilliant illustrator and sells her work through an etsy page (link below in interesting links!)
How to make a submission:
DGA is a small agency, representing a range of non-fiction and fiction; we do not represent any picture books (other than for existing clients) and are not accepting poetry at the moment, but welcome all other submissions. If you would like to submit your work, please send the first thirty pages, a synopsis and covering letter via email to sebastiangodwin@davidgodwinassociates.co.uk
Other advice and background:
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Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
Yes
Follow on Twitter:
@PhilippaSitters
Interesting links:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/phillyink#
Clients:
No Data
Full client list:
http://www.davidgodwinassociates.com/authors/
Email address:
philippa@davidgodwinassociates.co.uk

Agents of: DGA David Godwin Associates

Agency details

Website:
http://www.davidgodwinassociates.com/
About the agency:
DGA is a small agency, representing an exciting and varied list of international writers of fiction and non-fiction, including novelists, poets, biographers, historians and journalists. DGA does not represent any reference, science fiction, self-help, or picture books, poetry or collections of short stories. DGA offers a comprehensive service, handling all rights worldwide including film, TV and translation. DGA has represented Booker award-winning authors such as Arundhati Roy, Aravind Adiga, as well as Vikram Seth, Jeet Thayil and Nilanjana Roy.
Address for submissions:
55 Monmouth Street, London, WC2H 9DG
Office address:
No data
Email address:
philippa@davidgodwinassociates.co.uk
Phone number:
0207 240 9992
Number of agents:
3
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Standard (Letter + Synopsis + First three chapters)
Further submission info:
For children books (9 years +) or Young Adult books, please send the synopsis and first 20 pages via email to: kirsty@davidgodwinassociates.co.uk All other submissions should be sent by post to the above address. Please take the time to consider our existing client list. If you think that your work is suitable, send in the first three chapters of your work (or about 50 pages) with a brief synopsis and covering letter. If you would like your manuscript returned, please include the correct postage and packaging. If you would prefer a response from the agency via email then just provide your email address. We do not accept any submissions via email. Please do not contact the office to check on the status of your submission as we do not keep records of manuscripts received. If your submission is of interest, we will contact you directly. Whilst every care is taken with submissions, DGA cannot accept responsibility for any material sent to us. It is your responsibility to keep copies of any original work. Submissions that do not include the correct postage for a response will be recycled.
More info on this agency:
No data
Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
38/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
No data
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
@DGALitAgents
Latest news:
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More about the agency:
DGA is a small agency, representing an exciting and varied list of international writers of fiction and non-fiction, including novelists, poets, biographers, historians and journalists. DGA does not represent any reference, science fiction, self-help, or picture books, poetry or collections of short stories. DGA offers a comprehensive service, handling all rights worldwide including film, TV and translation. DGA has represented Booker award-winning authors such as Arundhati Roy, Aravind Adiga, as well as Vikram Seth, Jeet Thayil and Nilanjana Roy.

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