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Philippa Milnes-Smith 1

An agent with The Soho Agency (see other agents at this agency).

About

Philippa Milnes-Smith is the agency's specialist in children's books and media as well as its managing director. Her work ranges from picture books, middle grade fiction and commercial series to YA debuts, fantasy, and innovative non-fiction. She is always looking for new talent. Her wide range of internationally best-selling and award-winning clients include two UK Children's Laureates - Chris Riddell and Lauren Child - and former Irish Laureate na nÓg Niamh Sharkey. Her work for her clients extends across books, stage, screen, audio, online and live. Philippa has appeared at many festivals and literary events including the London Book Fair, the International Festival of Literature in Dublin and the Cheltenham Literary Festival. She has also judged a number of writing prizes including the London Writers Award for Spread the Word. She is a past president of the Association of Authors' Agents and a former chair of the Children's Book Circle. Philippa is open to submissions and says: 'I am always looking for new and different voices and for exciting storytelling in both words and pictures – and always hunting for those children’s books that will be the classics of the future.'

Country & Professional Associations

United Kingdom Member of AAA

Fiction Open

Audience:
Children, Middle grades, Young adults.
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 Open

Audience:
Children, Middle grades, Young adults.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2021
Last Checked: 11 Nov 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 07 Jul 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 26 Feb 2018

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