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Agents Specialising in Horror

Fantasy | Horror | Science Fiction
6 Birdhaven Close
Warwick, CV35 0BE
United Kingdom


  • Steve Calcutt

Genre fiction: science fiction, fantasy and horror. No other material considered.

Send 50pp with a one-page synopsis (sae essential).

No reading fee. No telephone calls.

Works with the Marsh Agency Ltd on translation rights.

Founded 1994.

Anubis Literary Agency website
(01926) 642588
(01926) 642588

1105 - 320 Front St W

Toronto, Ontario M5V 3B6

Proprietors and Lead Agents:

  • Dean Cooke
  • Sally Harding
  • Martha Webb
  • Chris Bucci


We do not accept screenplay, stage play, poetry, or picture book queries. We are especially eager to read thrillers, horror, commercial suspense, speculative fiction, upmarket women's fiction, middle grade, YA, literary fiction, research-driven non-fiction, and narrative non-fiction.

Submission guidelines Please note that we do not accept submissions via email, mail, or fax. To query us, visit our website and submit via the submissions form:

A list of our active clients is available at

Founded in 2017.
647-788 4016

Estelle House
11 Eustace Road
London, SW6 1JB
United Kingdom


  • Darley Anderson (crime, mystery, thrillers, women's fiction)
  • Mary Darby (Head of Rights)
  • Camilla Wray (Crime, Thrillers, Women's)
  • Clare Wallace (Children's and YA)
  • Tanera Simon (Women's Fiction)
  • Rosanna Belingham (Finance)

The Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film AgencyThe Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency was founded in 1988 by ex-publisher Darley Anderson and is based in London with a regional office in the book town of Hay-on-Wye on the English/Welsh borders. Member of Association of Authors' Agents. was founded in 1988 by ex-publisher Darley Anderson and is based in London with a regional office in the book town of Hay-on-Wye on the English/Welsh borders.

Commission : 20% for film/TV/radio. Has an association with APA Talent & Literary Agency in Hollywood.

Accepts submissions for commercial fiction, including thrillers, mysteries, crime, horror, fantasy, accessible literary, romantic comedy, chick-lit, women in jeopardy, sagas and historicals.

For fiction, Darley Anderson only accepts paper submissions. Please send:

A query letter, including a brief biography
A one page synopsis
The first three chapters
A self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your manuscript

For non-fiction submissions, please send an email to

A query letter, including a brief biography and why you are 'qualified' to write the book
An outline of your proposal
The first three chapters or writing samples

Please note that they are not currently taking on new screenwriters, poets or short story writers.

Clients include Anne Baker, Alex Barclay, Constance Briscoe, Paul Carson, Chris Carter, Cathy Cassidy, Lee Child, Lisa Clark, Martina Cole, John Connolly, Jane Costello, Margaret Dickinson, Clare Dowling, Tana French, Milly Johnson, Joan Jonker, Danny King, Adrienne Kress, Patrick Lennon, Abi Oliver, Rani Manicka, Chris Mooney, Annie Murray, B A Paris, Lesley Pearse, Lynda Page, Adrian Plass, Sheila Quigley, Carmen Reid, Dave Rudden, Rebecca Shaw Estate, Peter Sheridan, Graeme Sims, Elizabeth Waite, Kate Wild, Ahmet Zappa.

Founded 1988.

Association of Authors' AgentsThe association of UK agents. Their website ( gives a Directory of Members and a code of practice, but no information about the agencies other than their names. The association refers visitors to the UK agent listings from The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook on the WritersServices site.
020-7385 6652
020-7386 5571

3419 Virginia Beach Blvd. #183

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
United States


  • Michelle Johnson, Founder/Literary Agent

Submission Guidelines:

We accept electronic submissions only. Please do not call the agency to query, or to inquire about querying. Do not use the postal service or any other snail mail service to mail your submissions.

To query, type “Query (Agent Name)” plus the title of your novel in the subject line, then please send the following pasted into the body of the e-mail to query(at)inklingsliterary(dot)com:

    A query letter that includes:

        The title, genre, and word count of your project.
        A brief blurb about the story.
        A brief bio including any publishing credits.
        The first 10 pages of your manuscript
        A brief synopsis (1-2 pages)

Your subject line should look like this (If you were querying Whitley and the name of your book is "One Thousand Ways to Drink Coffee"):

We will not open unsolicited attachments, so make sure you send all of the above pasted into the body of the email.

Our response time varies for queries, but the general response time is within 3 months for queries, and 4 months for manuscripts.

See for full details.

Overseas associates:
German and Scandinavian Sub Agent: Claudia Böhme Rights & Literary Agency

Hungarian Rights Sub Agent: Lex Copyright

Turkish Rights Sub Agent: AK©ALI AGENCY

Polish Rights Sub Agent: Book/lab Literary Agency

We represent: Sawyer Bennett, A. Meredith Walters, LS Hawker, Elliott James, Stacey Lynn, Anna Fields and more.

The agency was founded in January 2013.
(757) 340-1070
(904) 758-5440

3/1 35 Marwick Street

Glasgow, G31 3NE
United Kingdom


  • Ben Oliver

Represents writers of Children's, Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror.

Submission Guidelines: ​The Vellichor Agency is open to submissions of Children’s, Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy novels. We are currently not accepting submissions of picture-books or non-fiction.

​Please send a cover letter, synopsis and the first three chapters to:

​We aim to read and respond within five weeks, this may be longer during busy periods. If you haven’t heard for eight weeks, feel free to send us reminder.

Founded in 2020