The Agency

Established in 1976, Ed Victor Ltd. is a leading UK literary agency and represents authors of both literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction including biography, memoir, politics, travel, food and history.

Based in Bedford Square, the heart of literary London, the agency represents its clients' interests directly with publishing houses in the UK and Commonwealth, US and major European territories, and via sub-agents in the translation markets throughout the rest of the world.

The agency works closely with its clients to build their careers as authors, and markets film, television, audio and other rights in each book project, as appropriate, in all media.

Ed Victor Ltd.
6 Bayley Street

Tel: (+44) 0 20 7304 4100
Fax: (+44) 0 20 7304 4111

Latest News

  • Johanna Basford
    awarded an OBE

    We are thrilled to announce that Johanna Basford was awarded an OBE
    (For services to Art and Entrepreneurship) in the Queen's Birthday Honours,
    which were published this weekend.

  • Ed Victor,
    awarded an CBE

    Ed Victor received a CBE for services to Literature on 9th June.
    Victor joked that when he received the envelope containing the news he initially thought that it was a tax bill.

    He celebrated by throwing a party for 100 of his closest friends.

  • Stephen Bayley and Roger Mavity's Terence Conran
    biography to WH Allen

    WH Allen has acquired Terence, the 'definitive' illustrated biography
    of design 'visionary' Terence Conran.

    Editor Elen Jones acquired world English rights from agent Charlie
    Brotherstone. Jones said: "Rich with revealing anecdote and beautifully
    packaged with personal photographs, more than a biography, this is the
    story of a creative genius at work. We are thrilled to be publishing this
    extraordinary book."

    Read the full article here >

  • Ed Victor awarded CBE in New Year honours list
    for 'services to literature'

    We are delighted to announce that Ed Victor has been awarded
    a CBE in the New Year honours list for 'services to literature,
    an accolade which comes as the literary agency he set up in 1976
    prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary'.

    The full article about the announcement can be read here >

    No. 1 on the US non-fiction bestseller's list

    We are thrilled that illustrator Johanna Basford's
    newest colouring-book LOST OCEAN has debuted at
    no. 1 on the US non-fiction bestseller's list,
    in its first week of publication.