• Lucy Worsley’s JANE AUSTEN AT HOME is launched to mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. It leads us into the rooms from which our best-loved novelist quietly changed the World. Lucy will present a BBC Programme on JANE AUSTEN May 27th.
  • Christopher McGrath’s ‘excellent history of thoroughbred racing’ THE DARLEY ARABIAN is this week’s Sunday Times pick of the new paperbacks.
  • Catherine Clarke has been named Agent of the Year at the 2017 British Book Awards.
  • Authors appearing at the 2017 Hay Festival: Alec Ryrie · Lucy Worsley · James Naughtie · Meg Rosoff · Catherine Fletcher · John Julius Norwich · Lisa Williamson · Artemis Cooper · Finbarr Livesey · Clare Furniss · David Almond · Roy Strong · Peter Frankopan · AC Grayling · Sally Gardner · Allegra Huston                                                                                                       Image: Marsha Arnold
  • BBC journalist David Robson’s proposal for THE INTELLIGENCE TRAP: Why Smart People Make Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them has now sold in 12 territories internationally
  • Meg Rosoff’s hilarious and touching new children’s book, GOOD DOG MCTAVISH, is out from Barrington Stoke this month, and royalties will go to the animal charity Blue Cross
  • A C Grayling’s WAR: AN ENQUIRY, just out from Yale, has been hailed as ‘exceptionally incisive’ by the Spectator.
  • TIME TO WIN – the first in a new crime series by Harry Brett.
    “The Godfather in Great Yarmouth” Ian Rankin         ***** – The Sun
  • Kat Gordon’s moving coming-of-age story, THE HUNTERS, set in Colonial Kenya, sold at auction to Borough Press for publication in May 2018. German rights pre-empted by Hoffmann & Campe, Italian rights to Mondadori and French rights to Fleuve Editions, at auction.
  • Clare Furniss’s ‘sharply observed, shocking and wonderful’ (Sunday Times) HOW NOT TO DISAPPEAR is on the shortlist for the 2017 Bookseller YA Book Prize and the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award.
  • Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED is the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction, the 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’)
  • 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".
  • 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.