032_161102_nh_ri_ss17lb_ww_066The Writers’ Practice was set up by Jemima Hunt in 2011. A former journalist and published novelist, she has worked in New York and Brazil. Her list of clients includes fiction and non-fiction writers, reflecting her wide range of interests. She is interested in commercial and literary fiction and specialises in memoir and narrative non-fiction. She does not represent writers of fantasy or sci-fi, nor does she represent screenwriters. She works closely with her writers on all aspects of book development. Her aim, in this fast moving digital world, is to give her authors the very best platform from which to develop their careers.

The Writers’ Practice is always looking for new talent to add to our list of writers. We read every submission made to us. If you would like us to consider your work for representation then please contact jemima@thewriterspractice.com

Foreign rights are handled by Camilla Ferrier at The Marsh Agency. Film and TV rights are handled by the Knight Hall Agency and Casarotto Ramsay & Associates.

How to submit –

For fiction, please send the first three chapters and a synopsis of your novel, including setting, characters and plot outline, and a brief biography.

For non-fiction, I’d love to see 10 – 15 pages including a pitch: what the book is about, who your readership is, why the book is important. Include at least one chapter of sample text of the narrative, a book outline including chapter summaries and a brief biography

Agency Fees: Industry standard 15 per cent on all UK and Commonwealth print rights; 20 per cent for the rest of the world. Digital, ebook, audible, dramatic rights variable according to publisher and precedent.

Terms & Conditions: The agency is not responsible for projects undertaken by the consultancy, and authors contracted to the agency will be under no obligation to seek any advice from the consultancy. However, work deemed suitable and with the agreement of the author will be passed to the agency for consideration, while there might be occasion for work to be passed from the agency to the consultancy. Again, authors will always be ultimately responsible for their work, and any decisions surrounding it. No contract will be entered into without the prior agreement of the author.