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Emily Talbot 3

An agent with United Agents (see other agents at this agency).

About

I am an Associate Agent in the office of Jodie Hodges, and I also represent children's illustrators and authors of picture books, middle grade, teenage and YA. I started working at United Agents in 2013 in the foreign rights department, representing the overseas rights for UA's children's authors and illustrators, before moving over to primary agenting in 2015. Before this I worked in a primary school reading books with children every single day and discovering exactly what they like to read. I love books that touch on the gritty realisms of life such as the writing of Louise O'Neill and Holly Bourne. I'm also on the lookout for middle grade of any kind; everything from authentic and emotive to humorous adventure. Above all I have a passion for great characterisation and am on the hunt for a distinctive, new and underrepresented voice in children’s literature, whatever age group that may find itself in.

Country

United Kingdom

Fiction Open

Audience:
Children, Middle grades, Young adults.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Action-Adventure Action-AdventureOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Dates

Last Updated: 05 Dec 2022
Last Checked: 20 Nov 2022 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 05 Dec 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 09 Jun 2021

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