Faith Evans 1

An agent with Faith Evans Associates

Do not submit here! Permanently Closed: This agent is no longer accepting queries (February 2018). We provide the following information as an archive.

About

Though primarily a literary agent, Faith Evans is also a translator and editor, and was a founding member of Women in Publishing. At Weidenfeld and Nicolson in the late 1960s she edited translations of Simone de Beauvoir and Françoise Sagan, and published A.S. Neill's Summerhill. In the 1970s, as an editorial director of André Deutsch, she commissioned Ruth First's biography of Olive Schreiner, Alix Kates Shulman's Burning Questions, the crime fiction of Roger L. Simon and many of the Sunday Times Insight books. In 1981 she went freelance, reviewing for the Observer and editing books for Cape, The Women's Press and Virago. Her editions include The Daughters of Karl Marx (letters) and Rebecca West's autobiography Family Memories. In the late 1980s she rediscovered and translated the work of Belgian novelist Madeleine Bourdouxhe (1906–1996), who was first promoted by Jean Paulhan and Simone de Beauvoir. Bourdouxhe's fiction is currently undergoing a second publishing revival with new editions of her work appearing in the UK, the US and Germany.

Country & Professional Associations

United Kingdom Member of AAA

Fiction Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Nonfiction Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Poetry Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Poetry Collection Poetry Collection
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Dates

Last Updated: 06 Aug 2019
Date Added: 16 Feb 2018

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