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Madeleine Milburn
Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency
42A Great Percy Street, London, WC1X 9QR United Kingdom
http://madeleinemilburn.com
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/agentmilburn
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The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency is a top Literary Agency based in the UK with a reputation for launching new writers internationally. The Agency has a long-term vision and an international plan for each author, negotiating significant deals with publishers in the UK, the US and foreign markets. The Agency also works to option Film & TV rights to leading production companies and film studios.

We represent fiction including literary, crime, thrillers, psychological suspense, horror, women’s, romantic comedy, crossover and general. We are also looking for non-fiction including historical, memoirs, popular science and self-help, and we represent all types of children’s and Young Adult books.


years experience: 10
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, History, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Children's books
TRADE REFERENCES
"I'm looked after by the best agent in London" Victoria Fox
LEADING CLIENTS
Holly Bourne, Jenna Burtenshaw, Anne Cameron, Nuala Casey,bC.J. Daugherty, Victoria Fox, Emma Garcia, S.B. Hayes, Evie Hunter, Carolyn Jess-Cooke, S.L. Lewis, Dave Lowe, Lynda Page, J.J. Salem, Mel Sherratt, Anna-Lou Weatherley, Rupert Wallis
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
C.J. Daugherty's NIGHT SCHOOL series translated into 20 languages, Carolyn Jess-Cookes THE GUARDIAN ANGEL'S JOURNAL translated into 21 languages, UK bestseller Victoria Fox, Emma Garcia's NEVER GOOGLE HEARTBREAK translated into 16 languages
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
S.L. Lewis' psychological suspense DON'T STAND SO CLOSE to Transworld
Rupert Wallis' YA debut, DON'T BE SCARED, to Simon & Schuster UK
Holly Bourne's YA debut, SOULMATES, to Usborne.
MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
MY HAMSTER IS A GENIUS by Dave Lowe: Greek rights sold to Papadopoulos Publishing

NIGHT SCHOOL 3, 4 & 5: UK & Commonwealth rights sold to Little, Brown/Atom

NIGHT SCHOOL: FRACTURE by C.J. Daugherty: German rights sold to Oetinger

THE PLEASURES OF SUMMER & Book 3 by Evie Hunter: World rights sold to Penguin

TEMPTATION ISLAND by Victoria Fox: Bulgarian rights sold to Ciela Norma

THE DARK INSIDE by Rupert Wallis: UK & Commonwealth rights sold to Simon & Schuster

THE PLEASURES OF WINTER by Evie Hunter: Japanese rights sold to Shueisha

THE TEA PLANTER'S DAUGHTER by Janet MacLeod Trotter: French rights sold to Presses de la Cite

MY HAMSTER IS A PIRATE, MY HAMSTER'S GOT TALENT and BOOK 3: UK & Commonwealth rights sold to Templar

THE TEA PLANTER'S DAUGHTER by Janet MacLeod Trotter: Italian rights sold to Newton Compton

HOME FOR CHRISTMAS by Cally Taylor: Chinese film rights optioned by Manner Movie Ltd

WINTERCRAFT by Jenna Burtenshaw: Thai rights sold to Tawansong

THE NAUGHTY GIRLS BOOK CLUB by Sophie Hart: World rights sold to HarperCollins

NEVER GOOGLE HEARTBREAK by Emma Garcia: Turkish rights sold to Trend Kitap

DON'T STAND SO CLOSE by S.L. Lewis: German rights sold to Goldmann

THE ACCIDENT by C.L. Taylor: UK rights sold to Avon UK, North American rights sold to Sourcebooks; German rights sold to Piper; Italian rights sold to Longanesi; Dutch rights sold to Cargo; Portuguese (Brazil) rights sold to Rocco; Czech rights sold to Kahve

DON'T STAND SO CLOSE by S.L. Lewis: UK & Commonwealth rights sold to Transworld

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
We prefer submissions by email. We review email submissions at: submissions@madeleinemilburn.com. Please follow the following instructions:

Please put the title of your manuscript in the subject line
Please send an email in the form of a covering letter and attach a one page synopsis and the first three chapters ONLY of the manuscript
The manuscript and synopsis should either be in Word or PDF format and must be 1.5 or double spaced and contain page numbers
Please DO NOT send an introductory email asking if we would like to see your work. We will review everything that comes in if these guidelines are followed.

Due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to offer feedback to individuals unless we are considering representation. Film & TV scripts are handled for our established clients only.