Felicity Bryan Associates is an independent literary agency based in Oxford, UK. Our client list includes prize-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 a network of carefully chosen co-agents in foreign markets, and in film and television. We invest our time and shared expertise in 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 represents over 200 authors and in addition to Felicity has three full-time agents and one associate agent, all accepting manuscripts from new writers.
Costa Book Awards
Three FBA Titles Shortlisted for Costas
Jonathan Coe, Lindsey Hilsum and Jenny Downham all shortlisted for the prestigious British book awards.
Tim Harford's New Podcast
‘Cautionary Tales’ Hits U.S. Podcast Top 10
Stories of "awful error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos" breaks America. Click to listen.
Middle England Wins Prix du Livre Européen
"The book everyone is talking about"
- The Times
‘This Searing Light’ is Rough Trade’s Book of the Year
"Definitive” (Mojo: ***** Five Star Review)
“Extraordinary” (Nicholas Lezard)
Paperbacks of the Year
Jonathan Coe, Peter Frankopan, James Barr, Tom Nancollas all make list of the book retailer's favourite and bestselling paperbacks of 2019
Taut. Riveting. Atmospheric.
Good Dark Night
"Offers readers not only propulsive storytelling but deeper pleasures - in Tatty, as rich a female character as one could hope for." - Megan Abbott
Creation is the Antidote to Despair
Letters to the Earth
The world's largest creative response to the climate emergency, featuring Anna Hope, Emma Thompson, Kate Tempest, Yoko Ono, Mark Rylance, and many more
Introduced by Julian Fellowes
The Ultimate Christmas Cracker
In one bumper book, John Julius' final Cracker, alongside all the very best bits, as chosen by his daughter Artemis Cooper.
Leisure, Pleasure and the Country House Weekend
The House Party
Welcome to Adrian Tinniswood's glorious journey through the golden age of the country house party.
A heart-warming illustrated Christmas tale about one special dog’s railway adventures, by the prize-winning novelist.
FILM AND BOOK OUT NOW
Curated by Greg Wise & Emma Thompson, a collection of Christmas memories from celebrities and people suffering homelessness alike.
Looking to the feelings and faith of ordinary people, the award-winning author of 'Protestants' offers a bold new history of atheism.
SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE WEEK
Invisible in a Bright Light
Sally Gardner's first middle grade novel in 14 years soars with the imagination of a master story-teller.
With his trademark wit and a healthy dose of historical insight, Frisby explors how taxation formed our past - and will irrevocably alter our future.
Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast
All-updated recipes for occasionas and celebrations from the nation's favourite baker
SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE WEEK
"A painfully enthralling, fiercly feminist account of emotional abuse and appropriate rage" - The Guardian
"With insight and skill, Penn cuts to the heart of these heartless decades" - Hilary Mantel
Lindsey Hilsum wins James Tait Black Prize
Hilsum's life of war reporter Marie Colvin wins Britain's longest running literary prize
The Age of Football
"A scintillating survey... Goldblatt is brilliant" - The Guardian
The Unsettling of Europe
"Compelling" - The Guardian
"Definitive" - The Times
"Superb" - The New Yorker
Out now in paperback
The New Silk Roads
"a brilliant guide to terra incognita" - Sunday Times
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