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Translation Rights

The Darley Anderson Agency has great success in placing books with international publishers around the world.

For translation rights enquiries, please contact:

Head of Rights: Mary Darby mary@darleyanderson.com

Rights Agent: Kristina Egan kristina@darleyanderson.com

Rights Agent: Georgia Fuller georgia@darleyanderson.com

We work with co-agents in the following territories:

  • Bulgaria & Macedonia: Katalina Sabeva (Anthea, Sofia)
  • China, Taiwan, Thailand & Vietnam: Gray Tan, Itzel Hsu (The Grayhawk Agency, Taipei)
  • Czech Republic & Slovakia: Lucie Polakova (Andrew Nurnberg Associates, Prague)
  • Germany: (Adult titles only) Thomas Schlueck, Bastian Schlueck, Joachim Jessen & Franka Zastrow (Thomas Schlueck Agency, Garbsen)
  • Greece: Michael Avramides (O.A. Literary Agency, Markopoulo)
  • Hungary: (Adult titles only) Miklos Lekli and Orsi Mészáros (Katai & Bolza, Budapest)
  • Italy: Roberta Oliva (Natoli, Stefan & Oliva, Milan)
  • Japan: Ken Mori and Misa Morikowa (Tuttle Mori Agency, Tokyo) 
  • Korea: Danny Hong (Danny Hong Agency, Seoul)
  • Poland: Lukasz Wrobel (Graal Ltd, Warsaw)
  • Romania: Simona Kessler (Simona Kessler Agency, Bucharest)
  • Russia & Ukraine: Elizabeth Van Lear & Olga Rogozina (Van Lear Agency, London, Moscow)
  • Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia: Vuk Perisic & Mila Perisic (PLIMA Literary Agency, Belgrade)

Latest Rights Sales

The Searcher by Tana French
Translation rights sold to Hayakawa Shobo in Japan

The Way We Met by Sophie Cousens
Translation rights sold to Penguin Verlag in Germany

This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens
Translation rights sold to Nemira in Romania

The Searcher by Tana French
Translation rights sold to Baltos Lankos in Lithuania

The Likeness by Tana French
Translation rights sold to Baltos Lankos in Lithuania

How Do You Make a Rainbow by Caroline Crowe
Translation rights sold to Rily in Welsh

How Do You Make a Rainbow by Caroline Crowe
Translation rights sold to Pearson in Turkey

How Do You Make a Rainbow by Caroline Crowe
North American English rights sold to Kane Miller Publishing in North America

The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman
North American English rights sold to Penguin Random House / Ballantine in North America

The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman
UK & Commonwealth (exc. Canada) rights sold to Simon & Schuster


Our Rights Department

I can't imagine that there is a better, more perceptive, or more committed rights section than Darley Anderson's in any literary agency anywhere

John Connolly

The Rights department has done much more for my books than I ever knew was possible. It's like having a bunch of fairy godmothers who regularly drop wonderful exotic presents into your inbox: 'Good morning! Here's Croatia!'

Tana French

The Darley Anderson Agency sells foreign rights faster and further than anyone in the business. I'm published in countries some agents have never even heard of

Lee Child


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