Who we are & what we do

Founded in 1919, A.M.Heath is one of the UK’s leading literary agencies. We represent established contemporary authors, rising stars and some of the iconic writers of the 20th Century.  Our focus is on working with authors to exploit the potential of their writing in as many arenas as possible.  Our agents work closely together to ensure that we cover all areas of the business and each author benefits from the shared expertise of our tight-knit and supportive team.

Between us we represent a wide range of prize-winning and bestselling fiction and non-fiction;  journalists, historians, biographers, experts and novelists across all genres, from crime to literary, historical to YA and children’s.

We are also proud to represent several major literary estates, including the Orwell estate.

Latest News

  • Two AM Heath Authors on Dagger Longlist


    Kate Ellis and Mari Hannah are both longlisted for the 2017 CWA Dagger In the Library prize. The award is given for an author’s body of work.  Kate’s most recent book is The Death Season, and Mari’s The Silent Room.

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  • Inspector Chopra for World Book Night 2017

    The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan has been picked as one of the titles for World Book Night 2017

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  • Mari Hannah longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award

    Mari Hannah’s The Silent Room has been longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award 2017. The shortlist will be announced 11th April 2017

  • Maggie O’Farrell on Costa Shortlist

    Maggie O’Farrell has once again been shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Novel Award. Her most recent book This Must Be the Place is listed alongside Sebastian Barry, Sarah Perry and Rose Tremain.

    The category winner will be announced on Tuesday 3rd January 2017, the Costa Book of the Year on 31st January 2017.

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  • Christobel Kent on Richard & Judy Bookclub List

    Christobel’s latest novel The Loving Husband has been selected for Richard and Judy’s Autumn Bookclub

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