The Agency

Established in 1976, Ed Victor Ltd. is a leading UK literary agency and represents authors of both literary and commercial fiction, children's books, 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

  • Samuel Johnson 2015 longlist

    Bruce Robinson's "They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper"
    making the Samuel Johnson 2015 longlist.

    The full announcement can be read here >

  • The Little Red Chairs

    Author Philip Roth has given a wonderful quote for
    Edna O'Brien's new novel, THE LITTLE RED CHAIRS.
    He says: "The great Edna O'Brien has written her masterpiece".

    Faber will publish in the UK in October,
    and Little, Brown will publish early next year in the US.

  • Nick Robinson on Sunday Times Bestseller List

    Nick Robinson's ELECTION NOTEBOOK, released earlier this month,
    has reached #2 on the bestseller list for non-fiction.

  • Johanna Basford to Penguin Random House

    Penguin Random House has bought two new colouring books by illustrator Johanna Basford. The first book, LOST OCEAN, is set to publish on 27th October 2015. Penguin Random House are set to publish in the US, Ebury will publish in the UK, and the books have also sold so far in thirteen other territories.

    Johanna's first book, SECRET GARDEN, has now sold more than 1.4 million copies since its release.

    The full announcement can be read here >

  • A Spy Among Friends at #5

    The paperback of A SPY AMONG FRIENDS,
    released earlier this month, has reached #5
    on the bestseller list for non-fiction.

  • Alastair Campbell on Sunday Times Bestseller List

    We are thrilled to announce that Alastair Campbell's
    WINNERS: AND HOW THEY SUCCEED has shot straight to
    #1 on the Sunday Times Bestseller List for non-fiction.

  • Return to Twin Peaks

    We are very excited to announce that Mark Frost is writing a new Twin Peaks novel. THE SECRET LIVES OF TWIN PEAKS will tie in with the recently announced Showtime series (scheduled to air in 2016), and promises to reveal what has happened to the people of Twin Peaks since we last saw them 25 years ago. It will be published in advance of the television series, in late 2015.

    Pan Macmillan are set to publish in the UK, Flatiron Books will publish in the US, and the book has sold so far in six other major territories.

  • Simply Nigella

    We are delighted to announce that Chatto & Windus
    will be publishing SIMPLY NIGELLA, a new book from Nigella Lawson,
    to be published next autumn.

    The full announcement can be read here >

  • "Legends" series to premiere in the US

    Based on Robert Littell's award-winning book, the series stars Sean Bean as Martin Odum, an undercover FBI agent with the ability to transform himself into a completely different person for each mission. But he soon begins to question his own identity when a mysterious stranger suggests that Martin isn't the man he believes himself to be.

    The series will premiere in the US on August 13th at 9pm, exclusively on TNT.

    Click here to see the trailer >

  • Ben Macintyre on the
    New York Times Bestseller List

    We are thrilled to announce that Ben Macintyre's A SPY AMONG FRIENDS
    has hit the New York Times Bestseller List:

    #2 Hardcover non-fiction
    #2 E-book bestsellers
    #5 Combined Print and E-book bestsellers

  • Edna O'Brien wins Charleston Award

    Huge congratulations to Edna O'Brien, who has followed William Trevor
    and received the Charleston-Chichester Award for a Lifetime's Excellence
    in Short Fiction. Edna will receive the award during Small Wonder
    (Charleston's festival celebrating short fiction) later this year.

    The full announcement can be read here >

  • Ben Macintyre signs with Viking

    We are thrilled to announce that Ben Macintyre has signed with Viking
    for an authorised history of the S.A.S.

    The full announcement can be read here >

  • John Banville receives Prince Of Asturias Award

    We are delighted to announce that John Banville has become the
    first Irish authorto receive the Prince of Asturias award for literature.

    The full announcement in The Irish Times can be read here >

    In other exciting news John has also been made a
    Knight of the Ordre des Arts et Lettres. The Order, which was
    established in 1957, is awarded by the French ministry of culture.

  • Raymond Chandler to receive Hollwood Star

    Last month the LA Times announced that Raymond Chandler
    will be getting a star on the renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015.

    LA Times link >