Sir John Sulston

Posted on 19/03/2018, in News

We are greatly saddened by the death of John Sulston, the Nobel Prize-winning biologist whose work on the human genome led to its sequencing in 2003. His book The Common Thread (written with Georgina Ferry) told this fascinating story. Georgina wrote his Guardian obituary:

Read more

Multiple Nominations for All About Mia

Posted on 15/03/2018, in Awards

All About Mia by Lisa Williamson has been shortlisted in the Secondary Category of the 2018 Oxfordshire Book Awards, the 14-16 category in the Leeds Book Awards and the Lancashire Book of the Year 2018. ‘British author Williamson gets Mia exactly right. Despite her self-professed lack of special gifts, passionate…

Read more

Jhalak Prize and WOW Award for Reni Eddo-Lodge

Posted on 12/03/2018, in News

Reni Eddo-Lodge has won the 2018 Jhalak Prize for Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. The judges’ decision was unanimous and the book was described by the judges as “a thunderclap of a book” and “timely and essential, thought-provoking, complex and yet completely accessible. A must…

Read more

The Silk Roads an international phenomenon

Posted on 01/03/2018, in News

International phenomenon and New York Times and Washington Post bestseller The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan has been praised by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe as “un livre magnifique”; ‘magnificent’—Sunday Times; ‘history at its most invigorating’—Wall Street Journal; ‘the most important history book in decades’—Berliner Zeitung. Sales are approaching 1 million…

Read more

FBA authors at the Oxford Literary Festival

Posted on 22/02/2018, in Agency News, News

We’re very much looking forward to this year’s FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival, where several of our authors will be speaking. Events will take place in venues across the city from Saturday 17 to Sunday 25 March. Journalist and writer David Pilling will be talking about his new book The…

Read more

Katya Balen lands two book deal

Posted on 13/02/2018, in New Deals

Rebecca McNally and Lucy Mackay-Sim at Bloomsbury Children’s Books have acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Katya Balen’s debut middle grade novel THE SPACE WE’RE IN, in a two-book deal. The novel is about 10-year-old Frank, who loves codes, maths, football, his bike and being wild and free with his…

Read more

Monica MacSwan Joins FBA

Posted on 13/02/2018, in News

We are delighted to announce that Monica MacSwan has joined us as a full time intern. Monica completed her MA in Comparative Literature at the University of Amsterdam after her undergraduate degree in English Literature at the University of Bristol. Before deciding to get into publishing, she taught English overseas…

Read more

Mary’s Classics hits no. 1

Posted on 23/01/2018, in News

Mary Berry’s latest cookbook, Mary’s Classics, is number 1 in The Times bestseller charts for non-fiction. It is full of timeless favourites, simple and dependable recipes honed and refined by one of our most trusted cooks. Her accompanying new TV series Classic Mary Berry is currently being aired on BBC One.

Read more

Paid Internship Scheme

Posted on 22/01/2018, in News

Felicity Bryan Associates are pleased to announce that we are now offering a regular 3-month, paid internship programme at our offices in Oxford. The first internship will run from 8th January – 30th March 2018, with successive internships running from April – June, July – September, and October – December….

Read more