|Melmoth by Sarah Perry,|
represented by Jenny Hewson
Lutyens & Rubenstein Literary Agency
and Book Store
and Book Store
21 Kensington Park Road,
Lutyens & Rubinstein was set up in 1993 by former publishers Sarah Lutyens and Felicity Rubinstein who brought together their shared experience of publishing and bookselling on both sides of the Atlantic. They were joined in 2006 by Jane Finigan who has been signing her own authors to the list since 2010, she became a partner in 2016. Daisy Parente joined the agency in 2008.
In 2009 Lutyens & Rubinstein became the first literary agency to own an independent bookshop when they opened their doors in Notting Hill. The shop is a general bookshop stocking fiction and nonfiction and gives the agency a unique insight into what readers and book-buyers are looking for.
The agency accepts submissions of fiction, nonfiction, cookery, children’s, YA and illustrated.
Jenny Hewson became the newest member of the team in September 2019. She was previously with Rogers, Coleridge and White for 13 years. Jenny represents a wide range of award winning & bestselling authors from around the world, including Sarah Perry, Melissa Harrison, Amy Sackville, and Alexander MacLeod.
Jenny is interested in literary fiction, historical fiction (in the vein of Helen Dunmore, Kate Mosse, Elizabeth Gifford), book club fiction, gothic fiction (in the vein of The Turn of the Screw, Rebecca, Melmoth), narrative nonfiction, memoir and writing from academics and experts of all kinds who can present brilliant nonfiction ideas to a general readership, especially in the field of popular science.
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Please send your material (up to 5000 words or the first three chapters) by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Include a short synopsis. To address your submission to someone in particular, please mark it for the attention of Susannah Godman.
Full submission guidelines here.
Two great writing workshops coming soon: Writing Conflict: Fight scenes, Dialogue scenes & Love scenes, Saturday, Nov 30, in London (see here) and Secrets of Writing a Page-Turner, Sunday, Dec 1, in Windsor (see here).
This winter, a full range of weekly courses is on offer:
Burlington: Exploring Creative Writing, Thursday afternoons, Jan 23 – March 19. Details here.
Oakville: Writing Personal Stories, Thursday evenings, Jan 23 – March 19. Details here.
Burlington: Next Step in Creative Writing, Tuesday afternoons, Jan 21 – March 31. 1st emailing Jan 16. Details here.
Burlington: Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday evenings , Jan 15 – March 11. 1st readings emailed Jan 8. Details here.
Toronto: Intensive Creative Writing, Friday mornings, Jan 17 – March 13. 1st readings emailed Jan 10. Detail here.
See details of all winter courses here.
To reserve a spot, email: email@example.com
Also in the new year, check out Writing Conflict: Fight scenes, Dialogue scenes & Love scenes, Saturday, Jan 18, in Oakville (see here) and Raising the Stakes ~ How to Increase Your Story's tension, Saturday, Jan 25, in Toronto (see here).
Algonquin Writing Retreat, Friday, June 5 – Monday, June 8, 2020. Four days of luxury and writing in one of most beautiful spots in Ontario. This is the area that inspired the Group of Seven; come and let it inspire you, too. Still lots of room. Details here.
To reserve a spot in any upcoming weekly course, weekend retreat, or Saturday workshop, email Brian at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Read reviews of Brian’s courses, retreats, and workshops here.
See Brian’s complete current schedule here, including Saturday writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Alliston, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Jackson’s Point, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, New Tecumseth, Oakville, Ottawa, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.
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