Clare Hulton Literary Agency

Clare Hulton Literary Agency is a  young, creative, commercial and successful London-based agency.   Publishers we have authors with include Bloomsbury, Transworld, Pan Macmillan, Penguin, HarperCollins, Ebury, Vermilion, Square Peg, Octopus, Kyle Books, Quadrille, Quercus, RPS, CICO, Watkins, Murdoch Books, Simon and Schuster, Orion, Bonnier, Little Brown, Hodder, Headline, John Murray, Absolute Press, One More Chapter, John Blake, Bookouture, Saraband and Hay House.    Although we specialise in non-fiction, and are delighted to be the agent Pinch of Nom -  the fastest-selling non-fiction title since records began, we also have small fiction list which we are growing carefully. We've had approximately forty Sunday Times bestsellers to date and many of our authors have won prizes.   Additionally Clare Hulton was shortlisted for the 2020 Literary Agent of the Year award.  As well as being active in all areas of rights representation we are a member of the Association of Authors' Agents.    For the most up-to-date information about us please follow us on Instagram @clarehultonliteraryagency  





Lesley-Ann Jones' remarkable book about the decaude Paul McCartney spent in Wings will be published by Coronet in October.  Read about it here.


Pinch of Nom Budget is the bestselling book in the UK this week and with Pinch of Nom Enjoy at number 2 in the hardback non-fiction bestseller list and #itsfine at number 6 it's been quite a week! July 2023


Very proud that Catherine Phipps' Modern Pressure Cooking has been shorted for the Fortnam and Mason book awards and Julie Mackay and Robert Murphy's To Hunt a Killer has been short listed for a Golden Dagger and has won Crimcon's Best True Crime Author Award.  June 2023


Chris Collin's, creator of the popular food blog Don't Go Bacon My Heart, debut cookbook will be published by Michael Joseph this Autumn.  More here.


Lauren Windas's helpful book: Chronic Fatigue: Your Route to Recovery will be published by Yellow Kite later this year.   Read more here.


Ben Smith and Peter Andre's groundbreaking healthy eating book #itsfine: Lose Weight Eating the Food you Love will be published in June.  Read more here.


 The mighty Pinch of Nom's fifth cookbook Pinch of Nom: Enjoy has hit the number one spot on amazon 3 months before publication.


James Haskell's fourth book Approach (Without Caution) will be published by HarperCollins next year.  More information here.


Food writer Amy Sheppard's first novel - The Beach Party - will be published by Bookouture in August.  More here.


Delighted to see both Pinch of Nom Comfort Food and Curry Guy BBQ in the top 10 Sunday Times manuals chart.


Congratulation to Yasmin Khan whose book Ripe Figs has won the Edward Stanford Food and Drink Travel Writing Award.


The brilliant Pinch of Nom Comfort Food has spent five weeks at the top of the charts.  More info here


Jackie Kabler will be writing four more novels for HarperCollins.  More info here 


John Blake will be publishing Lesley-Ann's Jones' seminal book on the Rolling Stones - The Stone Age - in 2022.  More information here.


Founder of on-line sensation DIY On a Budget Toni Trevillion's first book will be published by Transworld following a heated six-way auction.  Read about it here.


Recent deals include new titles by bestselling authors Dan Toombs and Kwoklyn Wan to Quadrille; How to Rise: A Complete Resiliance Manual by Dr Karen Forshaw and Chrissie Mowbray to Sheldon Press; new books by James Haskell to HarperCollins; a third cookbook by Monya Kilian Palmer to Kyle Books and nutritionist Lauren Windas' debut title to Yellow Kite.


So exciting to have four Pinch of Nom titles in the amazon top ten and Pinch of Nom Quick and Easy at number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list.


Congratulations to Dan Toomb's whose new book Curry Guy Thai debuted at number 10 in the Sunday Times bestseller list.  


Bluebird has acquired five more Pinch of Nom titles; two cookbooks and three planners which takes their publishing up to 2025.  Read about it here.


One More Chapter has acquired a psychological thriller about female friendship, a dark secret and revenge from Jackie Kabler, the bestselling author of The Perfect Couple.   


Chloe Madeley's fourth book and first cookbook Eating for Results will be published in December by Transworld.  More information here.


So proud that Pinch of Nom won Lifestyle Book of the Year at the Nibbies.   And delighted to be able to announce a new two book deal for Kay and Kate.  Read about it here.


James Haskell's hilarious memoir What a Flanker! will be published by Harpercollins in the Autumn.   Read about it here.


Very excited to announce that Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson the authors of the mighty Pinch of Nom have signed a development deal with BBC Studios.   Read all about it here.


Brilliant to see Catherine Phipps' LeafOver 120 recipes that Celebrate Varied, Versatile Leaves shortlisted for the Andre Simon's and Fortnum & Mason Book Awards.


Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light has gone straight into the charts at number one after just three days of sales.   Read about it here.


The mighty Pinch of Nom Cookbook has sold over a million copies in just seven months breaking many records in the process.    More information here.


Recent deals include a third book by chinese chef Kwoklyn Wan to Quadrille; fabulous foodwriter Catherine Phipp's fifth book also to Quadrille; the wonderful Monya Kilian Palmer's The Keto Kitchen to Kyle books; two new books by bestselling Medicinal Chef Dale Pinnock to Octopus and an option deal with a major production company for Iain Maitland's novel Mr Todd's Reckoning.


PanMacmillan will be publishing skydiver Victoria Cilliers' utterly compelling memoir Falling in 2020.  Her book has also been optioned by Eleven Films.  Read about it here.


Claire Bullen's The Beer Lover's Table has won Best Book at the North American Guild of Beer Writers' Awards.


Congratulations to Professor Trisha Greenhalgh and Dr Liz O'Riordan whose Complete Guide to Breast Cancer has won first prize in the BMA Popular Medicine Award.


Floral artist and nature writer Willow Crossley's fourth book about connecting with the natural world will be published by Bluebird in 2020.  More here.


The brilliant Chloe Madeley's third book - Transform your Body with Weights - will be published in December by Transworld.  Read about it here


Delighted to be working with Celebrity Masterchef winner John Partridge on his first cookbook which will be published next April by Mitchell Beazley.  Read about it here.


Read an excellent review of Iain Maitland's brilliant new thriller Mr Todd's Reckoning here.


Pinch of Nom is the fastest-selling non-fiction title ever recorded.  Read about it here.  


Recent deals include three more Pinch of Nom titles to Bluebird; acclaimed music biographer Lesley-Ann Jones' insightful biography of John Lennon to Bonnier and two more books by Curry Guy Dan Toombs to Quadrille.


In a great start to 2019 both Chloe Madeley's Fat Loss Blitz and the Pinch of Nom Cookbook are riding high in the amazon bestseller charts.


Delighted that one of our first clients, Matt Roberts, has a new book coming out from Bloomsbury next year.  Read about it here.


Very excited to be working with the incredible Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson of Pinch of Nom.  You can read all about it here.


Two very different cookbooks - Yasmin Khan's wonderful book Zaitoun and Dale Pinnock's Eat, Shop, Save, a tie-in to the ITV series, reached number 4 and 3 in the amazon charts this week.  


Recent deals include memoirs Goodnight Sweetheart by 94-year-old author Margaret Ford and Canalside Baby by Richard Gallear; a second cookbook by the brilliant Sarah Rainey; a new book from leading personal trainer Matt Roberts; Kwoklyn Wan's Chinese cookbook and a Caribbean cookbook by brothers Craig and Shaun McAnuff.  Publishers to be announced in due course.