Nelle Andrew is a Bookseller Rising Star (2016) whose career includes discovering and agenting Sunday Times, and New York Times bestsellers; award winning novelists as well as several Richard and Judy Book Club Picks. She is a primary agent with her own list, and also co-handles North American rights with the International Rights Director on behalf of the agency.
She loves literary fiction with great writing and a strong plot, historical, crime, suspense, thriller, speculative and clever women’s fiction as well Book Club/Reading Group. Above all she loves resonant novels with strong narratives that have something to say.
She does do some narrative non fiction – mainly moving memoirs, clever ideas books and hidden histories that chime with contemporary themes. She also loves clever true crime ala Serial or In Cold Blood.
Nelle has a particular affinity for debuts of any age as she is a published novelist in her own right and personally knows the struggle to get published and she is keen to find those voices who she can champion into long and productive careers. As such as she also sits on the board of both the Lucy Cavendish Prize for unpublished writers and the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer’s Award.
Please do NOT send: erotica, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, short stories, children’s or YA, straight romance (I.e. Mills and Boon) or illustrative, graphic novels.
Please note: Nelle is no longer accepting paper submissions or any query emails. Due to time factors, submissions done in this way will not receive a response. If you are sending a submission to her, please follow the guidelines on our website and send it by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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