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Sam Copeland

Sam Copeland

Sam Copeland has been shortlisted for Literary Agent of the Year at the 2020 British Book Awards. His first job in publishing was at Curtis Brown Literary Agency, where he started in 2001. He joined Rogers, Coleridge and White in 2006 and was made a director in 2016.   He has an extremely diverse list of award-winning and bestselling authors, representing writers of both literary and commercial fiction and all genres (including book group, upmarket fiction, crime and thrillers, speculative fiction and historical fiction), children’s and YA, and a smattering of quality non-fiction, and is always open to submissions of the highest standard. He is excited by debuts!

His writers have won or been shortlisted for over 20 major prizes including the Booker, Costa, National Book Awards, Carnegie, Waterstone’s Book of the Year, Waterstone’s Children’s Book of the Year, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, Irish Book Awards, CWA Dagger, Dylan Thomas, Theakston’s, Branford Boase, Eisner and Arthur C Clarke and many more.

He welcomes e-mail submissions and can be contacted on His assistant is

He is also a children’s author and you can find his website here – You can follow him on on Twitter here: @stubbleagent and on instagram here: @samuel_copeland

Assistant: Honor Spreckley