Felicity Bryan Associates is an independent literary agency based in Oxford, UK. Our client list includes multi-award winning and bestselling authors in adult fiction – contemporary and historical – children’s fiction, from middle-grade to young adult, and non-fiction, both popular and academic.
We sell British and international rights for our clients, and work with carefully chosen co-agents in film, TV and foreign markets.. We invest our shared expertise into finding and nurturing new talent, in large part via our submissions portal, and in working closely with our authors to develop their careers over the long term.
The agency was founded in 1988 by Felicity Bryan, previously a director at Curtis Brown. It now represents over 200 authors and in addition to Felicity has three full-time agents and one associate agent, all accepting debut writers.
Jonathan Coe wins Costa Best Novel
"One of Britain’s best novelists getting the recognition he deserves" - John Boyne, chief judge & prize-winning author
23 . 1 . 20
"A novel of great kindness, unexpectedly moving… you can’t help feeling that Jane would have approved" - The Observer
Felicity made MBE in New Year Honours 🎖
"I was surprised but very pleased because I think it a reflection on all my vibrant colleagues at FBA..."
Eddo-Lodge, Frankopan, De Waal all named Books of the Decade
By the Sunday Times and the Observer
2019 Books of the Year
*26* FBA titles selected for various BotY round ups. Click to see.
3 FBA Titles Shortlisted for Costa Awards
Jonathan Coe, Lindsey Hilsum and Jenny Downham all nominated
Stanford Travel Writing Awards
3 FBA Authors on Travel Shortlists
Nick Jubber, Dan Richards, and Chloe Daykin all nominated
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‘Cautionary Tales’ Hits US & UK Top 10
Tim Harford's new podcast breaks Britain and America.
Letters to the Earth
Creation is the Antidote to Despair
ft. Anna Hope, Emma Thompson, Kate Tempest, Mark Rylance & many more
Occasions and Celebrations
Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast
All-updated recipes from the nation's favourite baker
"A painfully enthralling, fiercly feminist account of abuse and rage" - The Guardian
Lindsey Hilsum wins James Tait Black Prize
Hilsum's life of war reporter Marie Colvin wins Britain's longest running literary prize
"A masterly mapping of a new world order" - Evening Standard
"The history rock star du jour" - New Statesman
The Lost Art of Scripture
"Dazzling" - The New Yorker
Will Eaves - Murmur
“Future Classic” Wins Wellcome Book Prize
'A really extraordinary book, unlike any other' - Max Porter
interviews Stormzy in groundbreaking cover story for TIME