Clare Hulton Literary Agency


Clare Hulton Literary Agency is a  young, creative, commercial and successful London-based agency.   Publishers we work with include Macmillan, Penguin, HarperCollins, Ebury, Vermilion, Square Peg, Octopus, Kyle Books, Quadrille, Quercus, Duncan Baird, RPS, CICO, Watkins, Murdoch Books, Simon and Schuster, Orion, Little Brown, Hodder, Headline, Random House Children's Books and Hay House.    Although we specialise in non-fiction we also have a small children's list.  Many of our authors have appeared in the bestseller lists and frequently feature in the press.    We are active in all areas of rights representation and are a member of the Association of Authors Agents.


We are delighted that the Bookseller has selected two of our author's titles - Songs of the Sea by Jane Dolby and April by Paul and Coral Jones - as 'ones to watch'.


Look out for Medicinal Chef Dale Pinnock who will be appearing on This Morning every day for a week from 5th January and then again on 15th January.


Congratulations to the Martin Morales whose book Ceviche won best jacket at the Book Design and Production Awards.   The judges has this to say: 'Ceviche is a striking cover thanks to its design and production.  It's a simple idea, beautifully executed.  Ceviche is flawless and attractive.'


Read an excellent review of POW memoir Lucky Johnny which appreared in the Daily Mail here.


Dr Jane McCartney's first book - Stop Overeating - is attracting a massive amount of press.  Read some of it here.


Watch the brilliant Sally Bee in her new diet slot on Lorraine -  She will be appearing regularly over the next few weeks.


Congratulations to Lucy Watson whose first book The Dating Game has debuted at number 6 in the non-fiction best seller list.


we are so excited and proud to have two of our authors on the 2014 Guild of Food Writers awards shortlist.  Martin Morales's Ceviche, a groundbreaking book on Peruvian cookery, has been shortlisted for the Best First Book Award and Maria Elia's innovative Smashing Plates, which redefines Greek flavours, is on the Cookery Book of the Year shortlist.


Made in Chelsea Star Lucy Watson's hotly awaited book The Dating Game will be published on 22 May by Quadrille.  You can read all about it here.


Congratulations to Maria Elia whose gorgeous new cookbook Smashing Plates has been awarded a Special Commendation by the prestigious Andre Simon Food and Drink Book Awards.


Willow's Crossley's beautiful book Inspire: The Art of Living with Nature was featured in You magazine on Sunday. (9/3/2014)


Moving memoir Four Waifs on the Doorsteps has just been the subject of a five way auction.   The publisher will be announced shortly.


Watch Dale Pinnock in his new slot on Irish AM


Nick Coffer, author of My Daddy Cooks is to be one of the faces of the new Sainsbury's advertising campaign.  Watch it here:


Congratulations to Dale Pinnock whose book The Medicinal Chef has won the best first book in the UK section of the Gourmand Cookbook World Book awards and to Charlotte Pike whose Hungry Student range of books has won the UK section for best series of cookbooks.  


Maria Elia's fabulous cookbook Smashing Plates has been shortlisted for the Andre Simon Food and Drink 2013 Book Awards.


Fishwives Choir founder Jane Dolby's book deal will be annoucned shortly.  In the meantime join the campaign to send the Fishwives' Choirs' single to number one at Christmas here:  


Congratulations to Martin Morales whose wonderful cookbook Ceviche has been named cookbook of the year by The Sunday Times.


Look out for Medicinal Chef Dale Pinnock's regular column in the Telegraph.


Hodder has pre-empted an amazing World War II memoir by footballer Johnny Sherwood 


Catherine Phipp's appearance on Food and Drink  resulted in her book The Pressure Cooker Cookbook reaching the top 20 in the amazon food and drink chart.


Watch Christoper McGregor and his family discussing his new children's book Daddy's Going Away at:


Victoria Haschka's new book, a delightful and healthy low carb cookbook has been sold to Quadrille as has Julia Thomas's wonderfully indulgent Puddings, Pies and Tarts:  Delicious Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Recipes.


Congratulations to Dr Jane McCartney whose first book - The Ten Minute Diet: A Guide to Permanent Weight Loss -  will be published next year by Vermilion.


 My Secret Sister is still number 1 in amazon's non-fiction kindle chart six months after publication. 


Jim and Tiff Easton's Family Camping Cookbook is the subject of a major feature in this month's Waitrose Magazine while the wonderful Ceviche, which is currently amazon's cook book of the week, has had some fantastic reviews eg '100 cool recipes and .... a cool textured front cover that makes it look like a wall of tiles' (Independent) and  'the epitome of great Peruvian food; fresh, bold and exciting' (Psychologies) as well as major TV and radio coverage and Tori Haschka's A Suitcase and a Spatula has been featured in The Times, Grazia and the Telegraph among others. (26/7/13)


We have two bestsellers this week - Martin Morales' brilliant Peruvian cookbook Ceviche is at number 11 in the hardback non-fiction charts and three months after publication My Secret Sister is still at number one in the amazon non-fiction charts!


Congratulations to both Natasha Collins whose gorgeous book on cake painting will be published by Murdoch books next year and Willow Crossley - - whose second book Inspire which is about the use of nature in the home has just been commissioned by CICO books.


To celebrate the launch of the stunning Peruvian cookbook Ceviche there will be a nationwide pop up restaurant tour.  Organised in partnership with ten amazing restaurants and in stunning locations in England, Scotland and Wales including The Ethicurean near Bristol, Mark Greenaway in Edinburgh, Rick Stein’s Padstow Seafood School, Teacup on Thomas St in Manchester, Moshimo in Brighton and the historic Ardkinglas House on the shores of Loch Fyne in Scotland among others you can book your place now at

Charles Linden's Stress Free in 30 Days  is published this week and already climbing up the WH Smith charts. (9/6/13)


Look out for Sally Bee's new column which starts in the Daily Mail next week. (9/6/13)


Congratulations to dress-maker Kirsty Hartley whose wonderful book Wild Funky Little Clothes to Sew created something of a frenzy among publishers.  The lucky publisher will be revealed shortly!  You can see examples of her inspired creations here: 


The Medicinal Chef is up to number 18 in the hardback non-fiction chart (10/5/13)


Charlotte Abrahams is contributing editor on Orla Kiely's next book which will be published by Octopus next year.


Many congratulations to Catherine Phipps whose wonderful The Pressure Cooker Cookbook has been shortlisted for the Guild of Foodwriters first book award.


We're delighted to have two books in this week's non-fiction bestseller lists.   The Medicinal Chef is at number 19 in the hardback charts and My Secret Sister is at number 7 in the Sunday Times list.


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