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e-readssearch for term

E-publishing site set up by American literary agent to publish and sell e-books, with a focus on genre fiction.

Ebookssearch for term
Digital bookstore selling wide range of ebooks in 50 categories from Hildegard of Bingen to How to Write a Dirty Story and showing how the range of ebooks available is growing.
Ebury Publishingsearch for term
Click for Ebury Publishing Publishers References listingSee also: Random House UK
Eccles Fisher Associatessearch for term
Ed Victor Ltdsearch for term

Fiction, non-fiction and children's books (home 15%, USA 15%, children's 10%, translation 20%). No short stories, poetry or film/TV scripts or plays. No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS. No response to submissions by email. Represented in all foreign markets. Children's picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction, series fiction, film/TV tie-ins, non-fiction and audio (home 10%, overseas 20%). No short stories or poetry. Also handles adult fiction and non-fiction.

No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS. No response to submission by email.

Authors include John Banville, Herbie Brennan, Eoin Colfer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Frederick Forsyth, A.A. Gill, Josephine Hart, Jack Higgins, Nigella Lawson, Kathy Lette, Allan Mallinson, Andrew Marr, Frederic Raphael, Danny Scheinmann, Janet Street-Porter and the Estates of Douglas Adams, Raymond Chandler, Dame Iris Murdoch, Sir Stephen Spender, Irving Wallace.

Children's authors include Mary Arrigan, Herbie Brennan, Emma Clayton, Eoin Colfer, David Lee Stone, Oisín McGann and Kate Thompson.

Founded 1976.

Association of Authors' Agents

Eddison Pearson Ltdsearch for term

A London-based literary agency, providing a personal service to a small stable of authors, mainly of children's and young adult fiction. Submission guidelines

Synonyms: Eddison Pearson
Education Newssearch for term

Covering mainly the US but with some international and UK news, this is a vast resource of education news from K-12 and higher education policy and politics all the way to education technology. Comprehensive, stimulating and up-to-date.

Educationaidsearch for term

Education Aid collects books, CDs and educational video films for developing countries. Books including overstocks, damaged, older editions and review copies are needed for all age group schools, undergraduate and graduate studies on various subjects to support education.

Educational Design Services LLCsearch for term
Edwards Fuglewiczsearch for term

Literary and commercial fiction (but no children's fiction, science fiction, horror or fantasy); non-fiction: biography, history, popular culture (home 15%, USA/translation 20%).

No unsolicited MSS or email submissions. No reading fee.

Founded 1996.

Association of Authors' Agents

Eldridge Publishing Co Incsearch for term
Eldridge Publishing, a leading play publisher since 1906, offers hundreds of full-length plays, one-acts, melodramas, holiday and religious plays, children's theatre plays and musicals of all kinds.
Electronic Poetry Centersearch for term

Website from the State University of New York at Buffalo which sees its mission as being 'to make available a wide range of resources centered on digital and contemporary formally innovative poetries, new media writing and literary programming.' The Times Literary Supplement praised its 'maverick sense of poetry as a map of possibilities'. Make up at your own mind at:

Elisabeth Wilsonsearch for term

Rights agent and consultant; illustrated books, non-fiction (no children's).

Founded 1979.

Elizabeth Roy Literary Agencysearch for term

Children's fiction and non-fiction - writers and illustrators (home 15%, overseas 20%).

Interested in seeing work from new illustrators who have studied the market and believe they have something unique to offer. Samples should be sent to the postal address below: return postage is essential.

Founded 1990.

Elspeth Cochrane Personal Managementsearch for term

One of the oldest theatrical agencies, having been established in 1960. Founded by Elspeth Cochrane who trained at the Webber Douglas School of Drama and Music.

Encyclopediasearch for term
Free online encyclopedia offered by eLibrary at
English Degrees in the Twentieth Centurysearch for term

An educational resource put together by a group of recent college graduates with a passion for English. Drawing from they university and employment experiences, they offer useful materials for those engaged in the study of English from high school students to college students to post-graduates. Also features the Ultimate Grammar guide and the Guide to Technical Writing.

Eon Imagessearch for term
Useful American site set up by picture researchers frustrated by the difficulty they experienced in finding good historical images. Low flat fee for images, no licensing fees and an interesting range of material.
Epic Poetrysearch for term
Eric Glass Ltdsearch for term

Full-length MSS only.

Represents theatre, films, and TV personnel.

No unsolicited MSS.

Founded 1932.

Synonyms: Eric Glass
Eric Gregory Trust Fundsearch for term

Award £24,000 (total).

The Society of Authors, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB

Phone 020 7373 6642

Fax 020 7373 5768

Annual awards of varying amounts are made for the encouragement of poets under the age of 30 on the basis of a submitted collection. Open only to British-born subjects resident in the UK. Final entry date: 31 October. Contact the Society of Authors for full entry details. 2002 winners: Caroline Bird, Christopher James, Jacob Polley, Luke Heeley, Judith Cal, David Briggs, Eleanor Rees, Kathryn Simmonds.


Erin Murphy Literary Agencysearch for term
EServersearch for term

This extremely impressive academic site from the University of Washington is maintained as a non-profit co-op by 281 writers, editors and contributors. In 44 usefully-grouped 'collections' it currently displays 31,784 freely available works, mostly in the arts and humanities, and provides an alternative niche for quality work.

Eulama SRLsearch for term
Eunice McMullen Ltdsearch for term

All types of children's fiction, particularly picture books and older fiction.

Specialises exclusively in children's books, especially picture books and older fiction.

Handles novelty books, picture books, fiction for all ages including teenage, series fiction and audio.

No unsolicited scripts. Telephone enquiries only. No reading fee.

Synonyms: Eunice McMullen
European Jewish Publication Societysearch for term

Award £3,000 (maximum).

PO Box 19948, London N3 3ZJ

Phone 020 8346 1668

Fax 020 8346 1776

Contact: Dr Colin Shindler

Established in 1995 to help fund the publication of books of European Jewish interest which would otherwise remain unpublished. Helps with the marketing, distribution and promotion of such books. Publishers who may be interested in publishing works of Jewish interest should approach the Society with a proposal and manuscript in the first instance. Books which have been supported include: The Vanished Shtetl Stanislav Brunstein; Tidings from Zion Jennifer Glynn; Botchki David Zagier; Just One More Dance Ernest Levy, Cherrie in the Icebox Shelley Weiner, Contemporary Hebrew Short Stories ed. Marian Baraitser, Haya Hoffman. Also supports the publication of poetry, and translations from and into other European languages.


Eve Whitesearch for term
Agent for commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction, children's fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%). No submissions by email. No reading fee. Will suggest revision where appropriate. See website for up-to-date submission requirements.
--Earth Bookssearch for term
An Imprint Of John Hunt Publishing. Earth Books are practical, scientific and philosophical publications about our relationship with the environment.See also: John Hunt Publishing