Adam Gauntlett is an Agent in the Books Division. He joined the company in 2010, after completing his Masters in English Literature at King’s College, London. The Bookseller named Adam 2017’s Shooting Star.
He is actively building his list of authors and is currently looking for: literary/commercial crossover or book club fiction, domestic noir/suspense and series crime, historical fiction, high-concept and speculative fiction, middle grade and YA, narrative non-fiction, true crime, popular science/psychology and serious history.
Genres aside, Adam is drawn to coming-of-age tales, unreliable narrators, strong female leads and well-executed plot twists.
Please send any submissions via email.
Adam also handles all stage rights for the agency, for and on behalf of such authors as: E. M. Forster, Jeanette Winterson, Georges Simenon, David Sedaris, Robert Bolt, C. S. Forester, John Wyndham, Robert Pirsig, D. H. Lawrence and H. E. Bates, among others.