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.
Graham Hurley’s latest novel Finisterre (Head of Zeus) has been shortlisted for the 2017 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing prize. The prize recognises the best novels in adventure writing. The winner will be announced in September 2017.Read More
Sunday Times political editor Tim Shipman’s latest book All Out War – The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain’s Political Class (William Collins) has been long listed for the Orwell Prize.
The winner will be announced on the 8th June.Read More
Maggie’s latest novel This Must Be the Place (Headline) has been shortlisted in the Fiction Book of the Year category.
Category winners and the overall winner will be announced on 8th May.
Literary agent Rebecca Ritchie will join A.M. Heath, on 18th April developing her list of commercial fiction and non-fiction.
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.Read More