• Richard McGregor's ASIA'S RECKONING is 'an essential primer for anyone seeking to understand the complicated brew of history, politics, and prejudices that make this area of the globe one of the most likely flashpoints of the 21st century.' New York Journal
  • Appearing at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, 6th–15th October: Tim Harford · Lucy Worsley · James Naughtie · Reni Eddo-Lodge · James Hamilton · Mary Berry · Joseph Jebelli · A.C. Grayling
  • Look out for Stephen Burke’s gripping new spy thriller, set on the Norwegian Archipelago of Svalbard. His first novel The Good Italian was shortlisted or the Historical Writers Association Debut Crown award and the Romantic Novelist Association Historical Fiction prize.
  • Simon Lelic’s THE HOUSE has launched to incredible reviews, selling thousands in its first two weeks of e-book publication. “A brilliantly tense and shocking thriller. I literally couldn't put it down!” (Nuala Ellwood, author of My Sister's Bones)
  • Meg Rosoff's latest book for children, GOOD DOG MCTAVISH, is recommended summer reading for all the family: “a hilarious story about a special rescue dog who makes a difference in surprising ways” —The Scotsman; "wry, real and big-hearted" -—The Bookseller; "Brilliant stuff" —Bookbag 
  • James Hamilton’s GAINSBOROUGH: A Portrait was launched to acclaim at Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, Suffolk; “compulsively readable” Sunday Times Must Reads;  “colourful and thoughtful” The Times; “shrewd and entertaining………Hamilton’s book brings one of the very greatest [18th Century artists] vividly to life”  Literary Review  
  • DEAD NOW OF COURSE, by best-selling author and actress Phyllida Law, paints a fascinating and moving portrait of her early life in the theatre and of her courtship with her future husband, Eric Thompson.
  • Rebecca Fleet’s masterful psychological suspense novel THE HOUSE SWAP pre-empted for six figures by Frankie Gray at Transworld. Subsequent six-figure pre-empts in Germany, France and Italy, and from Pam Dorman Books in the US. Spanish and Catalan rights to Suma (PRH). Eight publisher auction in Poland and rights sold in Lithuania.
  • Radio 4 ran daily broadcasts of Tim Harford’s latest radio/podcast series 50 THINGS THAT MADE THE MODERN ECONOMY and the book was published in the UK by Little, Brown on 6 July. "A delight... best of all, the book is constantly surprising" -- The Times
  • Karen Armstrong has been awarded the prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences for 2017, one of a series of annual prizes given to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs.
  • Lucy Worsley’s bestselling JANE AUSTEN AT HOME is now out in the US.  “Worsley writes… with humor and poignancy and common sense”  New York Times
  • Catherine Clarke has been named Agent of the Year at the 2017 British Book Awards.
  • THE SILK ROADS has sold over 500,000 copies 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 four full-time agents, and one associate agent.