Laura Macdougall

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Agent: Laura Macdougall

Laura Macdougall began her publishing career in 2010 in the editorial department of Hodder & Stoughton, working with authors such as David Nicholls and Stephen King. After five years she moved to Tibor Jones & Associates as an Agent, where she began building her list. She joined United Agents in the summer of 2017. 

The authors Laura represents include writers of internationally bestselling commercial fiction, debut literary fiction, crime fiction, graphic novels, cookery, poetry and all kinds of memoir. As a result of her Classics background and two years spent living in Italy, Laura is also interested in historical fiction and literature in translation. Laura represents a number of LGBTQ writers and is a former judge of the Green Carnation Prize. In 2017, the Bookseller named her a Rising Star. 

If you would like to submit your work to Laura, please email her directly, adhering to these guidelines:

Fiction Submissions, please send a one-page synopsis and the opening three chapters (a maximum of fifty pages) of your novel.

Non-Fiction Submissions, please send a one-page synopsis and a proposal. 

Please note that Laura doesn't represent Young Adult or Children's fiction, science-fiction, fantasy or horror.