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We are Currently Open to Submissions

For further help and guidance on the submission process check out our Agency blog https://darleyandersonblog.com/category/submissions/.

Please note we do not accept submissions of screenplays/scripts, novellas, short story collections or poetry. 

Darley Anderson

If you would like Darley to personally consider your work please email your submission to rebeka@darleyanderson.com.

Adult Fiction
He is looking specifically for thrillers with a strong central character set in America or Ireland. He is open to other internationally appealing locations. He is also looking tear-jerking love stories.

He is also working with his assistant, Rebeka Finch, who is building a contemporary romance fiction list (full details below).

Children's Books

He is looking specifically for books featuring an original series character and animal stories.

For Darley Anderson's submission wishlist click here

Camilla Bolton

Camilla is looking for accessible and commercial crime, thrillers, mysteries, suspense and Book Club fiction

Camilla will only consider submissions with material attached.


Tanera Simons

Tanera is looking for romantic comedies, sweeping love stories, accessible Book Club fiction, historical/timeslip, and general commercial fiction.

For Tanera's submission wishlist click here.

Tanera will only consider submissions with material attached and does not accept submissions via post.


Rebeka Finch

Rebeka is looking for character driven contemporary romances. 

Rebeka is also looking for contemporary romantic fiction, specifically for the BookTok hungry new adult/20+. She is also looking for romantasy fiction. (Please note, new adult does not constitute YA fiction).

For Rebeka's submission wishlist click here.

Rebeka will only consider submissions with material attached.


Clare Wallace

Clare is building the children’s list and is looking for new authors of picture books, middle grade, teenage, YA and illustrators.

For more information on this and how to submit please go to http://www.darleyandersonchildrens.com/submissions

Does not accept postal submissions

Sheila David

Sheila is currently closed to all screenplay and script submissions.

How To Prepare Your Submission 

By Email

  • A covering letter (for more information go to https://darleyandersonblog.com/category/submissions/)
  • A one page synopsis
  • The first three consecutive chapters (or the first 50 pages, whichever comes first)
  • Please email your material as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment. We cannot accept 'links' to downloadable material and ebooks.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of submissions that we receive we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt. However, we do read all submissions so rest assured that we will respond to your submission.

By Post

  • A covering letter (for more information go to https://darleyandersonblog.com/category/submissions/)
  • A one page synopsis
  • The first three consecutive chapters (or 50 pages, whichever comes first)
  • Please include a stamped addressed envelope (SAE) if you would like us to return your submission should it not be right for us. If an SAE is not included all material is automatically shredded and recycled after two months of receipt.
  • Please do not send us submissions that are in bound book form.

Please note that no submissions will be accepted by hand or in person unless requested.

Please note that while every care will be taken with your submission we cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, destruction or delay in their return whatever the cause.

We accept all book submissions but please note that we are currently not taking on poetry, short stories, screenplays, radio plays or theatre scripts. We also cannot accept submissions delivered by hand or submissions on discs, memory sticks or other electronic devices.

Please note that we can only consider submissions with material attached. We are unable to respond to general queries or proposals without material.

Darley Anderson remains open for business. However, please note that due to widespread disruption from the spread of Coronavirus there may be a slight delay in responses to postal submissions. We ask that you are patient as we do our best to respond.


In order to ensure that your submission goes to the relevant person please send:

By Post:

Darley Anderson Literary, TV & Film Agency
Estelle House
11 Eustace Road
London SW6 1JB

Please send any Non-Fiction submissions by post.

The Children's agency does not accept postal submissions - please email childrens@darleyanderson.com

By Email:

Crime, thrillers, mysteries, psychological thrillers and suspense

Women's Fiction


Children's submissions

(including Young Adult and crossover)

For more information about the Children's Book Agency please visit www.darleyandersonchildrens.com


Sheila David - Please note Sheila David is closed to all submissions. 
Agency Blog
For more guidance on the submission process as well as further information, tips and guidance on how to prepare your submission check out the Darley Anderson Blog. www.darleyandersonblog.com
Please note

Due to the volume of manuscripts we receive each week, there may be occasions where we cannot respond with our normal speed. If you have not heard from us within twelve weeks, please do get in touch.

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