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.
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RECENTLY PUBLISHED: FROM NOTTING HILL WITH FOUR WEDDINGS... ACTUALLY by Ali McNamara
CATHERINE SIMPSON'S TRUESTORY TO SANDSTONE PRESS
30th October, 2014 - We're thrilled to announce that debut author, Catherine Simpson's novel Truestory will be published by Sandstone Press next year. Read more.
NIGEL PACKER'S THE RESTORATION OF OTTO LAIRD, CURRENTLY RADIO 4's BOOK AT BEDTIME
29th October, 2014 - This and next week, The Restoration of Otto Laird is Radio 4's Book at Bedtime, at 10.45pm. Catch up on iPlayer. Read more
SARA CROWE'S BONE JACK NOMINATED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL
26th October, 2014 - Huge congratulations to Sara Crowe on her Carnegie Medal nomination. The medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children. Read more.