We work with the following specialist agencies to market and sell our authors in America, in translation markets and in TV & Film. 

Helen Edwards


American and Canadian rights are handled by Helen Edwards at the Helen Edwards Rights Agency helenedwardsrights.co.uk. Helen founded her agency in 2020, after twenty-five years of selling rights and fifteen years as Rights Director at Transworld (a division of Penguin Random House) where she handled the US and Canadian rights for bestselling authors including Kate Atkinson, Fiona Barton, Paula Hawkins, Rachel Joyce and Vikas Swarup.  helen@helenedwardsrights.co.uk


Rosie and Jessica Buckman

Translation rights worldwide** are handled by The Buckman Agency. The Buckman Agency was set up in 2001 as a partnership between mother-and-daughter team Rosie and Jessica Buckman who, between them, have over 50 years of foreign rights sales experience, and who work directly with publishers all over the world, from Rome to Rio, Berlin to Beijing. rosie@thebuckmanagency.co.uk   jessica@thebuckmanagency.co.uk

**Translation rights in Germany and Russia are handled by Kate Hordern at KHLA. kate@khla.co.uk


TV & Film rights are handled by Rebecca Watson at Valerie Hoskins Associates vhassociates.co.uk. Valerie Hoskins founded VHA in 1983 and, with Rebecca by her side, has gone on to build the business into a highly respected, Hollywood-admired agency. VHA works with producers in Europe and the US, make frequent visits to New York and Los Angeles and follow negotiations and contracts through without involving sub-agents. Rebecca’s book-to-TV/Film credits include APPLE TREE YARD by Louise Doughty, SHETLAND and VERA by Ann Cleeves and VICTORIA AND ABDUL by Shrabani Basu.   rebecca@vhassociates.co.uk