• 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 AFTERMATH by Rhidian Brook started filming in Prague on January 9th. The film stars Keira Knightly and Alexander Skarsgard, and is directed by James Kent (‘Testament of Youth’)
  • The BBC have had huge response to Diarmaid MacCulloch’s REFORMATION talks on Radio 4 based on his brilliant book All Things Made New.
  • Terence Kealey’s sparkling and provocative BREAKFAST IS A DANGEROUS MEAL is having wide and enthusiastic coverage in the press and on radio and TV.
  • Mary’s appearance as judge in the USA on ABC’s GREAT AMERCAN BAKING SHOW has seen big US sales of DK’s COOKING WITH MARY BERRY and BAKING WITH MARY BERRY.
  • Congratulations to our authors whose books have been selected 'book of the year' in the international press: Mark Avery, Tim Birkhead, Peter Chapman, Artemis Cooper, Wray Delaney, Matt Desmond, Jenny Downham, Peter Frankopan, David Goldblatt, Christopher McGrath, Dan Richards, Meg Rosoff, Roy Strong, Adrian Tinniswood, Tim Whitmarsh, Jeanne Willis
  • 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".
  • “Funny, barbed and moving, Roy Strong’s diaries are a treasure”  The Times
  • 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
  • Artemis Cooper’s ELIZABETH JANE HOWARD: A DANGEROUS INNOCENCE, was a Radio Four Book of the Week and is serialised in the Mail on Sunday. “ hugely absorbing” The Observer
  • Anna Hope’s ‘elegant and insightful’ (The Observer) second novel THE BALLROOM has been selected for Richard And Judy’s Autumn 2016 promotion.
  • December 1st saw the launch of The Great American Baking Show – the US version of Bake Off - on ABC prime time with Mary Berry as the star judge.  Meanwhile Mary’s Family Sunday Lunches hit the UK Best seller lists.
  • BLUE DOG by Louis de Bernières, the charming prequel to the much-loved Red Dog, is ‘an irresistible, feelgood, laugh-out-loud tale’ Sunday Times, ‘ wise and heart-warming’ Mail on Sunday.  The film RED DOG: True Blue, is in cinemas in 2017.
  • We are very proud that Meg Rosoff is the 2016 recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the largest international children's and young adult literature award in the world. The film adaptation of HOW I LIVE NOW premiers on UK TV in December.
  • 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.