Contact Us

Jonathan Clowes Limited
Literary Agents
10 Iron Bridge House 

Bridge Approach 

London NW1 8BD

+44 (0) 207 722 7674

In line with advice pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are working from home until further notice. Please contact individual agents by email as normal or at for general enquiries.


If you wish to submit your work for our consideration, please send a synopsis and three chapters (or an equivalent sample) by email using the information here to inform your choice of agent.  Your email should include a covering letter telling us about yourself and your project.  

Please appreciate that we receive a large volume of material, and must give priority to the authors we already represent.  We will endeavour to get back to you within 6 - 8 weeks of submission, so please assume we cannot offer you representation if you have not heard back from us within that time.



Permission requests should be sent to  Please note we receive many permissions requests, and you should therefore apply for permission well in advance of your own deadline.  Typical processing time is 6 weeks approx.

In many cases, the publisher will control our authors’ anthology and quotation rights. If the publisher cannot help with your enquiry, please send through as much information as possible regarding your proposed usage, including: 

  • The publication you intend to include the work in.

  • Proposed publishing date.

  • Territories.

  • Print run.

  • Charitable aims.

  • Proposed fee.

  • Any proposed audio/electronic usage.


Work Experience

We offer a limited number of short-term work experience placements each year.  If you wish to apply, please send a CV and covering letter by email to