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The McKernan Literary Agency & Consultancy

5 Gayfield Square

Edinburgh, EH1 3NW
United Kingdom


  • Maggie McKernan

The agency was founded in 2006 by the former Orion editor Maggie McKernan and is based in Edinburgh and London. Works in association with the Capel & Land

Submission guidelines

Long list of clients - Specialist with rights and broadcasting.

Founded 1999

agency in London which handles translation, US, film and TV sales.

They are not considering submissions in the following genres: romance, paranormal, short stories, poetry, misery memoir, chick lit, reference or self-help. Also does not represent original scripts for television, film, radio or theatre, although Capel & Land handle film, tv and radio rights on our behalf for clients whom we represent.

Submit work via contacts page on agent's website.

Authors include Michael Collins, Alan Taylor, Belinda Seaward, Michael Fry, Michael Schmidt.

0131-557 1771

Please contact the agent directly and not via WritersServices


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