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Valerie founded VHA in 1983.  She represents a range of well-known British TV and Film writers.  Please note she does not represent novelists. Her agency focuses exclusively on writers who are working in the medium of TV, film and theatre.  

If you are a writer of fiction or non-fiction please do not submit your work to Valerie.  This information is included on Agent Hunter in order to help our subscribers quickly narrow down the number of agents they consider sending their manuscripts to.

 



Detailed data

Agency:
Valerie Hoskins Associates
Agent since:
1983
Short biography:

Val could have been a librarian. Thankfully, her Library Studies degree wasn't enough to tempt her into the hushed enclaves of bookdom. Always big on ambition, it wasn't long before Val recruited herself another job in a large US oil company. With a staff of thirty to manage and a large building to take care of, she mastered the art of organisation and communication. In 1983, Val set up VHA, building solid partnerships with producers and production companies whilst relentlessly sniffing out new and original writers. She inherited an appreciation of good writing from her father and has watched many writers grow and flourish over the years, cultivating lifelong relationships, where the personal becomes just as important as the professional.

Client list status:
Open to new clients
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Attends Festival of Writing or other WW events?
No
Follow on Twitter:
Does not Tweet
Interesting links:
http://www.deadline.com/2012/03/mike-flemings-qa-with-fifty-shades-of-grey-agent-valerie-hoskins-broker-of-2012s-biggest-book-rights-film-deal/
Clients:
Lisa Akhurst, Joe Alexander and Andy Anfo, Giles Andrae, David Ashton, Paul Billing, Keith Brumpton, Guy Burt, Denise Cassar, Keith Chapman, Gillian Corderoy, Laurence Davey, Rachel Dawson, Cameron Fraser and Neil Jack, Philip Gerard, Ian Gilbertson and Stephen Atherton, Matthew Graham, Henrieta Hardy, Chris Harris and Steve Banks, Sarah-Louise Hawkins, Veronica Henry, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Samantha Hill, Dave Ingham, E L James, Dave Jenkins, Simon Jowett, Niall Leonard, Paul Mari, Patrick Mallen, Veronica McKenzie, Liam O'Brien, Ian Poynton, Vicky Meer, Ciaran Murtagh and Andrew Jones, Jeff Povey, Sally Stokes, An Vrombaut, Genevieve Webster and Michael De Souza, Julia Weston and Stephen Wyatt.
Full client list:
http://www.vhassociates.co.uk/our-writers.html
Email address:
info@vhassociates.co.uk

Agents of: Valerie Hoskins Associates

Agency details

Website:
http://www.vhassociates.co.uk/
About the agency:
At VHA we put our writers before anything else, developing honest and meaningful relationships that go the distance. Val and Rebecca have seen their writers fall in love, get married, buy houses, have kids and turn from dark psychological thriller writers into tea-time television scribes. We promote writers, negotiate contracts, advise on the best course of action and agree fees but we also put our heart and soul into the people who matter most. Our writers.
Address for submissions:
Valerie Hoskins Associates, 20 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NA
Office address:
No data
Email address:
info@vhassociates.co.uk
Phone number:
020 7637 4490
Number of agents:
2
Accepts email submissions:
Yes
Submission type:
Other - see details
Further submission info:
Film, TV and radio; specialises in animation. We are always on the lookout for screenwriters with an original voice and creatives with big ideas. You can find out more by sending an email or feel free to telephone. We do not accept unsolicited submissions.
More info on this agency:
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Average response time:
8 days
Agency Transparency Index:
32/100
Member of the AAA:
Yes
Overseas offices:
No data
Accepts overseas writers:
No
Follow on Twitter:
None
Latest news:
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More about the agency:
At VHA we put our writers before anything else, developing honest and meaningful relationships that go the distance. Val and Rebecca have seen their writers fall in love, get married, buy houses, have kids and turn from dark psychological thriller writers into tea-time television scribes. We promote writers, negotiate contracts, advise on the best course of action and agree fees but we also put our heart and soul into the people who matter most. Our writers.

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