About the Agency

Andrew Lownie Literary Agency The Andrew Lownie Literary Agency Ltd, founded in 1988, is now one of the UK's leading boutique literary agencies with some two hundred non-fiction and fiction authors and is actively building its fiction list through new agent David Haviland. It prides itself on its personal attention to its clients and specialises both in launching new writers and taking established writers to a new level of recognition.

Books represented have included: The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English: The Oxford Classical Dictionary; The Penguin Companion to the European Union; Norma Major's history of Chequers; the memoirs of Sir John Mills, Alan Whicker, Gloria Hunniford, David Hasselhoff, Emily Lloyd, Kerry Katona and Patrick MacNee; the best-selling fostering series by Cathy Glass and Casey Watson; Sam Faiers’ Living Life the Essex Way; Daniel Tammet’s international best-seller Born on a Blue Day; Laurence Gardner’s The Magdalene Legacy and The Shadow of Solomon, the literary estates of Joyce Cary and Julian MacLaren-Ross; the historians Juliet Barker, Roger Crowley, Tom Devine, Robert Hutchinson, Sean McMeekin, Linda Porter, Geoff Roberts ,Desmond Seward, David Stafford and Christian Wolmar; the wine writer Michael Schuster; crime writers, such as Mei Trow and David Roberts, and thriller writers such as Duncan Falconer.

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Articles and Advices

  • How We Work Together (part 2) Jul 07 2014 | leave a comment
    Randall Hansen The basis of any book, and particularly books aimed at both an academic and commercial market, is a long lonely slog in the archive and the library. Different author...
  • How We Work Together (part 1) Jun 29 2014 | leave a comment
    Every relationship between an author and agent is different depending on the needs of the author and type of book. Here forty agency authors describe the relationship they have with Andre...
  • A Week in the life of a ghostwriter Jun 17 2014 | leave a comment
    Katy Weitz, one of Britain's most successful ghosts, outlines a recent week in her life as a ghostwriter. Monday Up at 4am to catch flight to Edinburgh to start interviewing Tress...