• Mary Berry was cheered by the audience when she was named  the Best TV Judge at the National Television Awards. The Awards are voted by the public for her last Great British Bakeoff season.
  • Erica Benner’s BE LIKE THE FOX is a forthcoming Radio Four Book of the Week, to be read by Toby Jones
  • WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel is a Sunday Times top ten bestseller
  • THE GOOD GUY by Susan Beale was shortlisted for the Costa first novel award and has been chosen as part of WHSmiths Fresh Talent Dozen. Look out for the paperback, published on 9th March.
  • Appearing at the 2017 FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival, 25 March - 2 April: Artemis Cooper • Ben Ambridge • Peter Frankopan • Alec Ryrie •  Stephen Law • Clare Furniss • Diarmaid MacCulloch • Elleke Boehmer • Eugene Rogan • Marcus Chown • Nick Jubber • Rosamond Richardson • Roy Strong • Tim Harford • Terence Kealey
  • Lucy Worsley’s MY NAME IS VICTORIA is a Times Children’s Book of the Week: “There are few good books about the young queen for this age group – Worsley’s story beats them hands down”
  • Clare Furniss’s ‘sharply observed, shocking and wonderful’ (Sunday Times) HOW NOT TO DISAPPEAR is on the shortlist for the Bookseller YA Book Prize 2017.
  • Tim Harford’s new World Service podcast and radio series Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy will start broadcasting on Radio 4 on 20 March. The book of the series is out from Little, Brown in July!
  • David Almond’s beautiful story ISLAND, set on Lindisfarne, is a World Book Day title (2nd March 2017)
  • Hailed by Barbara Ehrenreich in the New York Times as ‘astonishing…a new standard for reporting on poverty’, Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED is the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction and the Critics Circle Award
  • The film of THE AFTERMATH by Rhidian Brook wrapped in Hamburg at the beginning of March. The film stars Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgard, and is directed by James Kent (‘Testament of Youth’)
  • Martin Walker’s hugely popular Bruno crime series set in rural France has sold over 2 MILLION COPIES in Germany.
  • Bill Gates has selected The Myth of the Strong Leader by Archie Brown as one of his books of the year: "Brown could not have predicted how resonant his book would become in 2016".
  • Edmund de Waal’s THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES won The Booksellers Association’s  ‘Best of The Best’ award celebrating the 10th anniversary of Independent Bookshop Week
  • THE SILK ROADS has sold over 500,000 copies sold worldwide—‘magnificent’—Sunday Times; ‘history at its most invigorating’—Wall Street Journal; ‘the most important history book in decades’—Berliner Zeitung
Felicity Bryan team


Felicity Bryan Associates is an independent literary agency based in Oxford. Our client list includes prize-winning and bestselling authors in adult and children’s fiction, and non-fiction. We sell UK and international rights for our clients, and work with a network of carefully chosen co-agents in foreign markets, and in film and television. We invest our time and shared expertise in finding and nurturing new talent, and in working closely with our authors to develop their careers over the long term.

The agency was founded in 1988 by Felicity Bryan, previously a director at Curtis Brown. It represents over 200 authors and has three full-time agents, and one associate agent.