Founded in 2012, Hardman & Swainson is a dynamic London-based literary agency with a diverse range of clients. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent service to our authors, working closely with them at all stages of their careers.
We have an international focus and make it a priority to sell our clients' work in as many territories as possible.
The agency represents quality writing of all kinds and we welcome submissions and queries from new and established writers. Please see our submission guidelines for more details.
We are a member of the Association of Authors' Agents
RECENTLY PUBLISHED: THE POPPY FACTORY by Liz Trenow
HANNAH FERGUSON JOINS HARDMAN & SWAINSON
12th September, 2014 - We're thrilled to be welcoming agent Hannah Ferguson to H&S. Hannah joins us this Monday from the Marsh Agency where she has been for seven years. Read more.
ANN MORGAN'S READING THE WORLD TO LIVERIGHT / W.W. NORTON IN US
21st August, 2014 - Reading the World, now subtitled Confessions of a Literary Explorer, Ann Morgan's inspiring, insightful manifesto of why world literature matters - explored through her reading a a book from every 'country' in the world in a year - will be published by Liveright in the US in May 2015. Read more.
MARTINA REILLY: AN IRISH BESTSELLER
30th July, 2014 - We're thrilled to see Martina Reilly's Things I Want You To Know, published by Hachette Ireland, has spent a month in the Irish Top 10 bestseller list this summer. Read more.