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, Blink, Little Brown, Hodder, Headline, Random House Children's Books, John Blake, Bookouture, Saraband, Arcadia and Hay House. Although we specialise in non-fiction, and are delighted to be the agent for the fastest-selling non-fiction title since records began, we also have small fiction list which we are growing carefully. We've had approximately thirty Sunday Times bestsellers to date and many of our authors have won prizes. As well as being active in all areas of rights representation we are a member of the Association of Authors Agents. Click here for instagram (we're very new to it and on a steep learning curve!).
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 Victoria Cilliers' astonishing memoir Falling to Macmillan; three more Pinch of Nom titles to Bluebird; award-winning author Julian Sayarer's Fifty Miles Wide about his journey through Palestine and Israel by bicycle to Arcadia; 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.
Transworld has signed a second book from bestselling author Chloe Madeley - read about it here.
Emma Rowley's brillliant debut novel Where the Missing Go, which will be published in June, has been selected to be showcased by Books at Berlinale. The judges choose novels they think show film potential as part of the Berlin Film Festival. Emma is the only British author to be shortlisted. More information here.
James Haskell's Perfect Fit has sold over 4k copies in the four days since publication and reached the top 3 in the amazon charts. You can see his appearance with Chloe Madeley on Loose Women here.
Chloe Madeley's just-published 4-Week Body Blitz has reached number 2 on the amazon bestseller list and number 6 in the overall non-fiction charts - a great start to 2018.
Recent deals include Charmian Mead's The 7pm to 7am Sleeping Baby Routine and doctors Trish Greenhalgh and Liz O'Riorden's Everything you Need to Know about Breast Cancer both to Vermilion and Dan Toomb's and Catherine Phipps' next books to Quadrille.
Emma Rowley's brilliant debut novel Where the Missing Go has been sold to Orion. Read about it here.
Alan The Christmas Donkey is number 7 in the Sunday Times bestseller list - it's our third Sunday Times bestseller this year!
Bestselling food writer Dan Toombs' second book Curry Guy Easy will be published by Quadrille in May 2018.
Iain Maitland's fiction debut it getting some amazing reviews: 'Breathtaking...the pace never lets up until the book reaches its dramatic climax...Taut, darkly humorous and heartbreaking all at the same time'. Lisa Gray, Daily Record
Max Lowery has just been featured in You magazine. You can read about him here.
Michael Joseph will be publishing the gorgeous Biscuiteers Book of Iced Gifts in March 2018. Read about it here.
Chloe Madeley's The 4 Week Body Blitz has been acquired by Transworld. Read about it here.
Dan Toombs' fabulous cookbook The Curry Guy which shows you how to cook Indian food that tastes like your favourite takeaway is number one in the amazon bestseller list. You can hear him on the Chris Evan's Breakfast Show here.
Quadrille will be publishing the brillant Martin Morales' second cookbook Andina later this year. Read about it here.
Iain Maitland's dark literary thriller Sweet William will be published by Contraband this October. Read about it here.
Congratulations to Natasha Collins' whose fabulous book The Handmade Wedding Cake is the national winner in the Gourmand Awards entertaining category.
England rugby player James Haskell's book will be published by Hodder next year. Read about it here.
Yasmin Khan's stunning cookbook The Saffron Tales has been getting rave reviews. Click here to read an example.
Other recent deals include Catherine Phipps' stunning cookbook Citrus to Quadrille, Victoria Hall's wonderful gluten-free baking book to RPS, Danielle Marchant's Pause to new Octopus imprint Aster and Max Lowery's book on the benefits of intermittant fasting to Kyle Books.
Recent deals include Christine Bailey's new diet book Go Lean Vegan to Hodder; The Curry Guy Dan Toombs to Quadrille; Charlotte Pike's Smoked to Kyle Books; Tracey Garton's Alan: The Christmas Donkey to Pan; Sarah Rainey's Three Ingredient Baking and Xa Milne's Seaweek Cookbook both to Michael Joseph, Anna Rushton's harrowing 13 Stolen Years to Blink and Yasmin Khan's second cookbook to Bloomsbury.
Andrew Fuller's Unlocking Your Child's Genius has had some fabulous publicity including this feature in the Telegraph.
Delighted to have sold Charlotte Abraham's book on the 'hot new lifestlye philosophy' Hygge to Orion. You can read about it here.
Congratulations to Iain King whose conspiracy thriller Secrets of the Last Nazi has sold over 15k copies.
Very proud that HarperCollins will be publishing Darren Galsworthy's moving book about his daughter Becky Watt. You can read about it here.
Charlotte Pike's book Fermented has been shortlisted for the prestigious Andre Simon food book of the year award.
Congratulations to Fiona Heggie and Ellie Lux whose first book The Allergy Free Family Cookbook has just been serialised in the Telegraph. Read it here.
Sarah Wilson's brave book Violated is in the Sunday Times bestseller list for the third week running. This week she will be interviewed on BBC R4's The Today Programme; The World Service and BBC News. You can read more about her story here.
Singer songwriter John Newman's first book will be published by Quadrille in October. Read about it here
Very nice to see Julia Thomas's beautiful Free From Desserts cookbook featured in the Mail on Sunday - you can see the feature here.
Hugely exciting to see Iain King's debut conspiracy thriller Secrets of the Last Nazi receiving rave reviews on amazon.co.uk, reaching the number one slot in its categories, and on amazon.com where it is the number one new release in its category. According to the Sun: 'a brilliant but unconventional academic races shadowy agents, a deranged killer and power-mad priests to a expose a vast conspiracy ... romps along at a ferocious pace.'
Financial Times reviewer Tim Hayward had this to say of Catherine Phipps' wonderful book Chicken: "It's rare to find a book that you is going to be on your shelves forever but this chicken bible is just that. Phipps is obsessively diligent in her recipe work, which is reassuring, but it's the constant presence of her idiosyncratic voice that makes this book a delight."
Willow Crossley's third book on flowers will be published by Kyle Books and parenting guru Noel Janis Norton's fourth book on screentime will be published by Hodder in 2016.
Congratulations to Dale Pinnock whose Medicinal Chef: Healthy Everyday has won the Guild of Food Writers Healthy Eating Award.
Delighted that Kyle Books will be publishing Charlotte Pike's next book Fermented Food and Kimiko Barber's Silver Chopsticks about Japanese cooking at home.
Paul and Coral Jones's moving book about their daughter April is in the Sunday Times hardback non-fiction list for the third week in a row.
Rotherham abuse scandal survivor Sarah Wilson's brave book will be published by HarperCollins in June. Read more here.
Do look out for the wonderful publicity that Jane Dolby's Song of the Sea is attracting.
Congratulations to Magic Soup co-author Nicole Pisani who has appeared in Observer Food Monthly's top 50.
My Secret Sister is at number one in the Canadian bestseller list for the 8th week in a row.
Thrilled that Bookouture has snapped up rights to Iain King's conspiracy thriller Secrets of the Last Nazi. Read more here.
Congratulations to Noel Janis Norton whose new book Calmer Easier Happier Boys is at number 2 in the amazon bestseller list.
It was very nice to see the wonderful Magic Soup serialised in You magazine and congratulations to Noel Janis Norton whose new book Calmer, Easier Happier Boys was the subject of a major feature in the Times.
Congratulations to Martin Morales - the Peruvian edition of his wonderful book Ceviche has won the Gourmand Award for best cookbook published in Peru.
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.
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.