Clare Conville co-founded Conville & Walsh in 2000. She is passionate about finding original voices and loves working with new writers. Her clients have won or been nominated for nearly every major literary prize in the UK.
Emma Paterson joined Rogers, Coleridge & White in 2013 after working at The Wylie Agency. She has a BA in English Literature and an MA in Gender Studies and Critical Theory, and is currently the Treasurer of the Association of Authors’ Agents. She represents novelists, short fiction writers, poets, journalists and academics.
DBC Pierre won the Man Booker Prize in 2003 for Vernon God Little, which also won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel, the Bollinger Wodehouse Everyman Award and the James Joyce Award from University College Dublin.
He is the author of Ludmila's Broken English and Lights Out in Wonderland, the picture book for distracted adults Petit Mal and the Hammer novella Breakfast.
In 2016, Faber & Faber launched Release the Bats, a memoir and practical guide to breaking through in fiction without killing yourself. Pierre is a regular contributor to New Philosopher magazine and divides his time between the UK and Ireland.
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