• Alice Adams
    Alice Adams has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Bristol and an MA from the University of Manchester, and since a stint as an analyst in the City has had fiction published in various places including The Times and Dark Mountain. Invincible Summer is her first novel and she's hard at work on her second. She lives in North London but escapes into the wilderness as often as possible.

  • Eli Anderson
    Eli Anderson (whose real name is Thierry Serfaty) started off as a young doctor whose medical studies took him from France to Denmark and Canada. He interned in child psychiatrics and pediatric oncology, and wrote his doctoral dissertation in pediatric psychology on the significance of illness for children. During this time, his experience working with children and writing lead him to mix his imagination with his knowledge, his curiosity with his experience, and he started to write Oscar Pill.

  • Léonard Anthony
    Léonard Anthony is the associate director of Susanna Lea Associates and co-founder of Éditions Versilio, a next-generation publisher based in Paris whose innovative approach has drawn plaudits. 

  • Leonard Anthony and Corinne Bongrand
    Leonard Anthony is one  of the  founders of Mediphi,  specializing  in  Meditation,  Hypnosis, and   Yoga  Nidra.   Of  Indian  heritage,  Léonard is passionate about the  arts,  practices, and traditions of India. He has traveled there on multiple  occasions to meet with those who have studied the Kamasutra.

    Corinne Bongrand worked in fashion and luxury goods before becoming an illustrator.  She has created several  coloring  books for children  and  adults.

  • Léonard Anthony & Adrien Chaboche
    Hypnotist and meditation expert Léonard Anthony began practicing meditation and Nidra Yoga over 20 years ago in southern India. He is also an entrepreneur, book publisher, and composer. Dr. Adrian Chaboche is an expert in global and integrated medicine, and incorporates hypnotism into practice. They are based in Paris.

  • Antoine Audouard
    Antoine Audouard was born in Paris in 1956, the son of journalist and writer Yvan Audouard, and grandson of Surrealism companion André Thirion, who wrote Revolutionaries without a Revolution.

  • Diaryatou Bah
    Diaryatou Bah was born in Guinea in 1985. Today, she is the National Coordinator for the forty-one chapters of the feminist organization Ni Putes, Ni Soumises. One of France's most prominent women's rights associations, its mission is to protect women in the ghettos from the oppression and violence of radical Islam. She is the author of the memoir The Courage to Leave (2006). And Still a Muslim is her most recent work.

  • Tony Bartelme
    Tony Bartelme is the senior projects reporter for The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. In 2011, Bartelme was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his series of articles which is the basis for Send Forth the Healing Sun.

  • Nicola Barton
    Originally from New Zealand, Nicola Barton is thirty-four years old and lives in Quebec. Inspired by a tragic true story, It's Not Easy Being You is her first novel.

  • Jean-Dominique Bauby
    After suffering a massive stroke, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of French Elle and the father of two young children, found himself completely paralysed and speechless. Able only to move one eyelid, he ‘dictated’ this remarkable book.

  • Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, Sophie Mas
    Novelists, journalists, models, film producers -- Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas are old friends. They've spent an inordinate amount of energy turning every episode of their existence into a good story. 

  • Ingrid Betancourt
    Ingrid Betancourt was born on December 25, 1961, in Bogotá, Colombia. As a politician and a presidential candidate, she was celebrated for her determination to combat widespread corruption. In 2002 she was taken hostage by the FARC, a brutal terrorist guerrilla organization. For more than six and a half years, the FARC held her hostage in the Colombian jungle. She was rescued on July 2, 2008.

  • François Bizot
    Francois Bizot is an ethnologist who has spent the greater part of his career studying South-East Asian Buddhism and has lived in various countries of the the Indochinese peninsula since 1965. He has taught at the Sorbonne and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes-etudes and is professor emeritus at the Ecole Française de l'Extrême Orient.

  • JeanDavid Blanc
    JeanDavid Blanc is an internet entrepreneur, founder of France's leading movie portal allocine.com. He is based in Paris and New York City, and is a jazz musician. Three Days in Nepal is his first book. 

  • Elise Boghossian
    A successful acupuncturist, trained in Vietnam and China, Elise Boghossian is the founder of an NGO that sends mobile medical units into war zones and areas of extreme poverty. She is married with three children and is based in Paris.

  • Claus von Bohlen
    Claus von Bohlen was born in London in 1977. He read Philosophy and Spanish at Oxford University, before stints in film production and publishing. Following a masters in psychology, he is now based in Gaza, where he works for the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. His first novel Who is Charli Conti? was published by Old Street in 2008.

  • Joanna Bolouri
    Joanna Bolouri was born in Portsmouth, but grew up in Glasgow where she currently lives with her daughter. Her initial leap into writing came when she won a BBC comedy writing competition with a script that formed the basis of her first novel, The List. She has since worked on a live sketch show with TV production company Kudos/Brown Eyed Boy. She writes and blogs for various publications including Huffington Post UK, The Scottish Sun, Hecklerspray, The Skinny, and Sabotage Times and has also ...

  • Victoire Bourgois
    Originally from Paris, Victoire Bourgois works as a writer, editor, and art curator in New York City. A. J. Lim is a Brooklyn-based fashion illustrator and designer. She and Victoire met at a ceramics class, and over many cups of tea and many more sketches, they created Take Me There.

  • L'Officine Universelle Buly
    L'Officine Universelle Buly is run today by entrepreneur and creative director Ramdane Touhami and cosmetics researcher and specialist in the history of beauty Victoire de Taillac. A writer and editor specializing in lifestyle and beauty, Stéphanie Hussonnois-Bouhayati works closely with Victoire and Ramdane, capturing the story of L'Officine Universelle Buly in its continual development.

  • Eric Cantona
    Eric Cantona was born in 1966. A former football player, and a legend at Manchester United to this day, he is renowned far beyond the world of sports. An artist, painter, actor and producer, he has featured in many plays and films, including Ken Loach's Looking for Eric in 2009. His directness, commitment to social justice and sincerity make him one of the most unique personalities of our time.

  • Andrea Carter
    Andrea Carter is a barrister living in Dublin. She lived and worked in the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal as a solicitor for a number of years.

  • Stephen Clarke
    Stephen Clarke was born in St Albans, England, and grew up in Bournemouth ("England's answer to Malibu"), where he played bass in some of the worst rock bands in musical history before leaving town to study French and German at Oxford. He gained a first-class degree in Modern Languages, but refused to go for interviews with any big companies, and was told by his tutor, "if you have any children, don't send them here."  The tutor has since died.

  • Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre
    Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre is a journalist and novelist based in Paris. Her first novel (Fourrure) was published to much acclaim, won five literary prizes and was a finalist for the Goncourt prize for début fiction. The Last of Our Kind is her second novel.

  • Sabrina Cohen-Hatton
    Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, 34, is one of the most senior female fire officers in the UK. After leaving home at 15 and school at 16, she overcame extreme personal adversity and decided to rescue people because no-one rescued her. She began her career as a firefighter and is now recognised as a leading international expert on risk critical decision making in Fire Incident Commanders. She played a crucial role in the Westminster Bridge terror attack.
    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates

  • André Comte-Sponville
    André Comte-Sponville is one of France’s preeminent contemporary philosophers.

  • Guy Corneau
    Guy Corneau was the author of several books about personal development including The Best Is Still to Come and Beyond Fear

  • James Crabtree
    James Crabtree leads coverage of corporate India for the Financial Times, and has written for a range of global publications, including the Economist and Wired.

    Represented on behalf of Toby Mundy Associates

  • Jim Crace
    Jim Crace is an award-winning English author. The Melody is his first novel since the Booker shortlisted Harvest.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Thierry Cruvellier
    For sixteen years, Thierry Cruvellier has been covering war crimes trials before international tribunals for Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, and Cambodia, as well as national justice efforts in Colombia and the Balkans. Cruvellier was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and is the author of Court of Remorse-Inside the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Wisconsin University Press, 2010) and The Master of Confessions(Ecco, 2014).

  • Suellen Dainty
    Suellen Dainty grew up in Australia where she wrote for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian and worked for the ABC. She moved to London over 20 years ago to work for Sky News, where she was a producer and director of the original series of The Book Show. During her eight years at BSkyB she produced programmes on writers across all genres including Stephen King, J.K Rowling, Gore Vidal, Margaret Atwood, Pat Barker and P.D. James. She has studied Creative Writing at the University of Oxford and Bath ...

  • Puk Damsgård
    Puk Damsgård (born 1978) has been DBC's Middle East correspondent since 2011, having previously lived for many years in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Her awards include the prestigious Cavling Prize.

  • Filippo D'Angelo
    Filippo D'Angelo was born in Genoa in 1973. A specialist in 17th century Libertine literature, he has taught at la Sorbonne in Paris, where he now lives. The Other World is his first novel.

  • Armand D'Angour
    Armand D'Angour is a British classical scholar and musician. He is a Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Jesus College, Oxford. He is the author of the acclaimed study The Greeks and the New (2011).

    Represented on behalf of Toby Mundy Associates

  • Audrey Diwan & Caroline de Maigret
    Audrey Diwan became a scriptwriter after studying journalism and political science. She wrote the screenplay The Connection and is now directing her first feature film, HHhH; she is also editor-at-large for the French edition of Stylist magazine.
    Caroline de Maigret studied literature at the Sorbonne before moving to NYC to model. She returned to Paris in 2006 to found her music label. De Maigret is a producer and a Chanel ambassador; she also supports women worldwide through different projects.

  • Alan Ereira
    Alan Ereira is an award-winning British author and documentary film-maker.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Daniel de la Falaise
    Daniel de la Falaise trained as a chef at Harry's Bar in London, later opening George Club in London's Mayfair with his great uncle Mark Birley, "The King of Clubs". Today, he works as a private chef, growing many of his ingredients on his farm in southwest France. He has been profiled in T The New York Times Style Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Town & Country.

  • Zlata Filipovic
    Zlata Filipovic was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1980. At the age of ten, she started keeping a diary, which, when the conflict began in former Yugoslavia, became a record of the war and survival in her city. Zlata's Diary was published first in France in 1993 and was an instant international best-seller. It has since been translated into thirty-six languages and is required reading in many schools around the world.

  • Michèle Fitoussi
    Michèle Fitoussi has worked for the past twenty-five years at Elle magazine. Her journalism has often focussed on the challenges facing women and was the co-author of The Prisoner, about a young Moroccan woman imprisoned with her family for twenty years under the reign of Hassan II, was an international bestseller. She is also a screenwriter and novelist.

  • Aminatta Forna
    Aminatta Forna is the award-winning author of the novels The Hired Man, The Memory of Love and Ancestor Stones, and the memoir The Devil that Danced on the Water. Forna's books have been translated into sixteen languages. Her essays have appeared in Granta, The Guardian, The Observer and Vogue. She is currently the Lannan Visiting Chair of Poetics at Georgetown University.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Katherine Frank
    Born and educated in America, Katherine Frank is the author of several acclaimed biographies - of Lucie Duff Gordon, Emily Bronte, Mary Kingsley and Indira Gandhi. She lives in England.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Ursula Gauthier
    Ursula Gauthier is the author and co-author of several bestselling books, including Not the Last Goodbye with David Servan-Schreiber and Behind the Gate with Maude Julien.

  • Raphaëlle Giordano
    On behalf of Editions Eyrolles.
    Raphaëlle Giordano is a writer, artist, and expert in personal development. She lives in Paris, France. Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One is her first novel.

  • Stephen Glantz
    Stephen Glantz is an award-winning screenwriter and co-author of Clara's War. He teaches a course on Genocide and the Media at Emerson College.

  • Lora Gordon
    Lora Gordon was born in 1982. She is currently completing her Master's in Political Science in Paris.

  • Anthony Gottlieb
    Anthony Gottlieb is the author of the classic The Dream of Reason.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Chekeba Hachemi
    Chekeba Hachemi is an Afghan woman who fled Kabul with her family in the early 1980s when she was eleven years old. She grew up in Paris, founded an NGO in support of women's education in Afghanistan, Aghanistan Libre, and recently founded Roz, a magazine for Afghan women that discusses key issues such as women's rights and education, which has become the most read women's magazine in the country.   Chekeba Hachemi currently lives in London. She is fluent in English, French, and Afghan.

  • Louisa Hall
    Louisa Hall grew up in Philadelphia.  After graduating from Harvard, she played squash professionally while finishing her premedical coursework and working in a research lab at the Albert Einstein Hospital.  She holds a PhD in literature from the University of Texas at Austin.  She is the author of the novels Speak and The Carriage House, and her poems have been published in The New Republic, Southwest Review, and other journals.

  • Jérôme Hallier
    Jérôme Hallier is French but has been obsessed with Japan all his life. He speaks Japanese, his partner is Japanese, and he works for a Japanese company - in Germany. This is his first novel.

  • Rachel Halliburton
    Rachel Halliburton writes about culture and politics. She contributes regularly to the FT and the Spectator, and was formerly Deputy Editor of Time Out. The Optikal Illusion is her first novel.
    Primary agent: Toby Mundy Associates.

  • Omar Robert Hamilton
    Omar Robert Hamilton has previously written for the Guardian, along with the London Review of Books, Mada Masr and Guernica. He co-founded the Palestine Festival of Literature and the Mosireen media collective in Cairo. His debut novel, The City Always Wins, will be published in 2017 by FSG (USA) and Faber (UK).

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Luke Harding
    Luke Harding is an award-winning foreign correspondent with the Guardian. 

  • Pierre Haski
    Pierre Haski is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of France's leading web newsite, Rue89. 

  • Marie de Hennezel
    Marie de Hennezel is a clinical therapist and the author of ten previous books, including the international bestseller Seize the Day and The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body from Rusting. She is the recipient of the Legion of Honor, the highest honorary decoration in France. She lives in Paris.

  • Danièle Hermann
    Danièle Hermann, President of the Foundation for Cardiovascular Research in Paris, suffered from severe heart disease at an early age and has dedicated her life to researching it. In 2011, she launched a clinical research program on female cardiology at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital, the first program of its kind worldwide.

  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali is the best-selling author of InfidelNomad, The Caged Virgin, and Heretic. Born in Somalia and raised a Muslim, she grew up in Africa and Saudi Arabia before seeking asylum in 1992 in the Netherlands, where she went from cleaning factories to winning a seat in the Dutch Parliament. A prominent speaker, debater, and journalist, she was chosen as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. She is now a fellow at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of ...

  • Richard Holmes

  • Justin Huggler
    Justin Huggler read English at Oxford, before becoming a foreign correspondent for The Independent for nine years, based in Istanbul, Prague, Jerusalem and Delhi. He travelled extensively in Iraq covering the American-led occupation and reported from the front line in the 2001 war in Afghanistan. He has also written for the London Review of Books. He divides his time between London and Delhi.

  • Mollie Hughes
    Mollie Hughes is a Mountaineer, Adventurer and Motivational Speaker based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    In 2012, Mollie became one of the youngest British climbers to stand on top of the world when she summited Mount Everest from the South side, at the age of just 21.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates. 

  • Violaine Huisman
    Violaine Huisman was born in Paris in 1979 and has lived and worked in New York for the past twenty years, most recently organizing the Brooklyn Academy of Music's literary series. Her translations into French include David Grann's True Crime and Ben Lerner's The Hatred of Poetry.

  • Rustam Ibragimbekov
    Rustam Ibragimbekov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1939. He is an internationally renowned and multi-award winning screenwriter, dramatist, and producer. In 2000, he was made a ‘Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres', one of France's most prestigious cultural awards. His writing credits include more than 40 film and television scripts, plays and prose. In 1994, Burnt by the Sun was awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes and an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

  • Tom Jackson
    Tom Jackson is the creator of @PastPostcard, which has nearly 25,000 Twitter followers.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Wilma Johnson
    Wilma Johnson is an artist, writer and surfer living near Biarritz in France.

    She studied painting and photography at St. Martin's College of Art, and while there she founded the Neo-Naturist performance art group with Christine and Jennifer Binnie and Grayson Perry. She has exhibited her work internationally, and has lived in England, Ireland, Mexico and now France.

  • Caroline Jones
    Caroline Jones was born in 1974 in Ethiopia and spent the greater part of her childhood in East Africa. After reading French and Spanish at Oxford University, she worked briefly for an English-language newspaper in Uganda before returning to London to make documentaries. She now lives in Brighton.

  • Maude Julien
    Maude Julien works as a psychotherapist specialising in the treatment of victims of controlling relationships, emotional manipulation and trauma, and conducts anthropological research among Indigenous Australians. She lives in Paris. 

  • Raj Kamal Jha
    Raj Kamal Jha is a mechanical engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, and has a Master's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He lives in New Delhi, where he is executive editor of The Indian Express.
    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Ted Kessler
    Ted Kessler was a staff writer and editor at NME throughout the 1990s and has been at since 2004, where he is currently the magazine's features editor. He has also written for the ObserverGuardianNew Statesman and many other publications. Ted lives in London with his partner and their two children.

  • Frank Krake
    Frank Krake is a Dutch entrepreneur who grew up listening to his grandfather's stories  about Joseph Sylvester. When it was decided to build a statue of Joseph in his hometown  of Hengelo, Frank began diligently researching. An immediate bestseller, Mister Menthol was shortlisted for the prestigious Hebban Award for Non-Fiction.

  • Clara Kramer
    Clara (Schwarz) Kramer was born in 1927, in Zolkiew, a town in the Galicia section of Poland (currently a part of the Ukraine).  In an attempt to escape the Germans in 1941, fifteen year old Clara and her family were joined by several other families as they hid together in an underground bunker.  For almost two years, the eighteen people were hidden by righteous Christians, Valentin Beck and his family, who risked their lives, even while German soldiers shared the home with them, for prolonged periods of time. 

  • Ivan Krastev & Stephen Holmes
    Ivan Krastev is Chair of the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria,and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. He is a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times and author of Democracy Disrupted: The Politics of Global Protest and After Europe.

    Stephen Holmes is Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law at NYU School of Law.

    Represented on behalf of Toby Mundy Associates

  • Amitava Kumar
    Amitava Kumar is a journalist and the author of several books of non-fiction. He lives in Poughkeepsie, upstate New York, where he is Helen D. Lockwood Professor of English at Vassar College.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Serena Kutchinsky
    Serena Kutchinsky is a writer and broadcaster.

    Represented on behalf of Toby Mundy Associates.

  • Christina Lamb
    At a critical time for women worldwide, acclaimed journalist Christina Lamb travels to war-zones to chronicle the harrowing and largely untold stories of women in war.
    Christina Lamb is the co-author of I am Malala and The Girl from Aleppo: Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom. She is the author of Farewell Kabul and The Africa House.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates

  • Wendy Law-Yone
    Wendy Law-Yone is the author of  Golden Parasol: A Daughter's Memoir of Burma(Chatto & Windus 2013), The Road to Wanting(Chatto & Windus 2011), Irrawaddy Tango(Knopf 1983), and The Coffin Tree (Knopf 1994). Her short stories have appeared in international anthologies and literary periodicals, and her book reviews and articles in The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, and Architectural Digest.

  • Jessica J. Lee
    Jessica Lee currently lives in Berlin.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Frédéric Lenoir
    Frédéric Lenoir is a writer, philosopher and specialist in religions.  He is the editor in chief of Le monde des religions and the author of numerous best-selling non-fiction books.

  • Marc Levy
    Marc Levy was born in France. When he turned eighteen, he joined the Red Cross, where he spent the next six years. In 1983, he created a computer graphics company based in France and the United States. Six years later, he co-founded an interior design and planning company with two friends; the company soon became one of the leading architecture firms in France.

  • Sabri Louatah
    Sabri Louatah lives in the United States. In 2005, while riots were breaking out across France, he read Demons by Dostoyevsky, and was inspired to write The Savages, which went on to great acclaim. He is now at work on the TV adaptation of the series, as well as a new novel that he is writing in English.

  • Margareta Magnusson
    Margareta Magnusson is, in her own words, aged between 80 and 100. Born in Sweden, she has lived all over the world. Margareta graduated from Beckman's College of Design in Stockholm and her work as an artist has been exhibited in galleries from Hong Kong to Singapore. She is also a mother of five.

  • Vincent Malone
    Vincent Malone is a writer, actor, and composer. He lives in Paris. 

  • Somaly Mam
    "The perfect counterpoint to fatalism is Somaly Mam, one of the bravest and boldest..." - Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

  • Owen Matthews
    Owen Matthews is the author of the non-fiction book Stalin's Children: Three Generations of Love and War (Bloomsbury, 2008), which has been translated into twenty-seven languages.

    Represented on behalf of Toby Mundy Associates.

  • Fabrice Midal
    Fabrice Midal has a PhD in philosophy from the University of Paris. The founder of The Western School of Meditation and author of several bestsellers, he is one of France's leading teachers of meditation.

  • Florence Mars and Pauline Lévêque
    Florence Mars is president of the  high-end French children's  fashion  line  Bonpoint  in the  United  States. She  lives with her  husband and  their  three children  in Brooklyn, New York. Pauline Lévêque is a journalist turned illustrator and creator of the Beep Beep children's book series. She lives with her husband and  their  two children  in Manhattan.

  • Vahram Muratyan
    Vahram Muratyan is the author of the acclaimed book Paris versus New York and a regular contributor to M, Le Monde's magazine. 

  • Vanessa Parody
    Five foot two inches of killer curves, combining the intellect of Tina Brown, the humour of Tina Fey and the body of Tina Turner, Vanessa Parody enjoyed previous careers as a burlesque puppeteer, racing car mechanic and research associate at the Large Hadron Collider before moving into erotic fiction. She is the only person to have been the simultaneous recipient of Rear of the Year, the British Mensa Intelligence Award and a two-year suspended sentence for streaking across the curling rink at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. She ...

  • Drs. Gabriel Perlemuter & Anne Cassard
    Professor Gabriel Perlemuter is a renowned hepatology professor. He is the head of a research team at France's National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and of the hepato-gastroenterology department at Antoine-Béclère University Hospital. He previously coauthored a bestselling book on bacteria with Dr. Anne-Marie Cassard, a researcher in metabolic liver diseases.

  • Marie Phillips
    Marie Phillips was born in London in 1976. After working in television documentaries and as an independent bookseller, she published her first novel, Gods Behaving Badly, in 2007. It became an international bestseller, was translated into over twenty languages, and was made into a film starring Sharon Stone and Christopher Walken. Her second novel, The Table of Less Valued Knights, was published in August 2014 and longlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction in 2015. With Robert Hudson, she wrote ...

  • Adam Plowright

    Adam Plowright is a British journalist for the AFP with 15 years' experience working from London, Brussels, Paris, New Delhi, and further reporting from around the world.

  • Philippe Presles
    As a doctor, Philippe Presles' humanist outlook has led him to specialize in preventative medicine as well as the economics of health and ethics. He has been researching consciousness for over fifteen years. Presles is the author of The Power of Consciousness, The Incredible Journey of Consciousness, and Prévenir, and holds an MBA from HEC Business School.

  • Michel Quint
    Michel Quint was born in France in 1949. A French literature and theatre studies teacher he is also the author of several short stories and crime novels. In 1989 he was awarded the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière for his novel Billard à l’étage. Effroyables Jardins, his novel inspired by his own father’s life story, became a huge bestseller in France at its publication in 2000. Translated into 15 languages, it has been adapted several times for the theatre. The film adaptation was directed by Jean Becker.

  • Pascal Riché
    Co-founder and editorial director of news website Rue89, Pascal Riché wrote for the newspaper Libération for eighteen years, including as U.S. foreign correspondent. He is the author of two other books on economics, The Seven Year War and Europe's Monetary Union.  

  • Alan Riding
    Alan Riding was born in Brazil to British parents and was educated in Britain as an economist and a lawyer. Eventually he opted for a career in journalism, moving from London to New York with Reuters and then to Mexico with The Financial Times. In Mexico, Riding joined The New York Times and remained with the paper for 30 years.

  • Marie Robert
    Marie Robert holds degrees in French andphilosophy; she is a teacher, Montessori school founder, and current academic program coordinator for Paris' Lycée International Montessori.

  • Flemming Rose
    Flemming Rose is Foreign Editor of Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. He spent fourteen years as foreign correspondent in Russia and in the US, and currently lives in Denmark. He is fluent in Danish, English, and Russian.

  • Adam Ross
    Adam Ross was born and raised in New York City and now lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two daughters. His first novel Mr. Peanut was selected as one of the best books of the year by The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Economist. He was a Hodder Fellow for Fiction at Princeton University and is now editor of The Sewanee Review.

  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy is the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The God of Small Things. Her political writings include The Algebra of Infinite Justice, Listening to Grasshoppers, Broken Republic and Capitalism: A Ghost Story, and most recently Things That Can and Cannot Be Said, co-authored with John Cusack. Arundhati Roy lives in New Delhi.

    Translation rights represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Jean-Christophe Royer
    Jean-Christophe Royer is an award-winning advertising guru; his campaigns include the Canal Plus bear campaign (http://youtu.be/plFeGZPC1-M).

  • Marcel Rufo
    Marcel Rufo is head of child psychiatry at the Sainte-Marguerite hospital in Marseille and a respected specialist in the field of infant and adolescent psychology.

  • Malene Rydahl
    Malene Rydahl was born in Denmark in 1975. After 18 enriching years in the corporate world, Malene is now a full time writer and speaker, sharing the secret of what the Danes can teach us about happiness and how we can all live better, more purposeful lives. 

  • Fanny Saintenoy
    Fanny Saintenoy is thirty-nine years old and lives in Paris with her two children. Just Before is her first novel.

  • Gregory Samak
    Gregory Samak is a television executive. He lives in Paris with his wife and children, and is currently writing a second novel. 

  • Miranda Sawyer
    Miranda Sawyer is an English journalist and broadcaster. Besides her features and radio criticism for the Observer, her writing has appeared in GQ, Vogue, and the Guardian. Her most recent book Out of Time (published by Fourth Estate in 2016).

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Jocelyn Seagrave
    Jocelyn Seagrave was born in 1968 in Thailand, and was brought up in Asia and the US. She is the daughter of the acclaimed novelist Wendy Law Yone and bestselling author Sterling Seagrave. 
    Jocelyn now lives in St. Louis with her husband and two children. 

  • Lynne Segal
    Lynne Segal is Anniversary Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at Birbeck University of London. Her books include Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing; Is the Future Female: Troubled Thoughts on Contemporary Feminism; Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men; and Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Thierry Serfaty
    Thierry Serfaty is the author of six thrillers, and lives in Paris. He has been translated in a dozen languages. His website is www.thierryserfaty.com.

  • Franklin Servan-Schreiber
    Franklin Servan-Schreiber, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, has worked in diverse fields from cultural philanthropy in Tokyo to the Olympic committee in Lausanne and a start-up in Paris. He now lives in Switzerland, working to find a solution to oceanic plastic pollution.

  • David Servan-Schreiber
    After a 20 year battle with cancer, David Servan-Schreiber passed away on July 24, 2011.

  • Pascaline Servan-Schreiber
    Pascaline Servan-Schreiber is a producer of The C Word, a feature length documentary about the importance of lifestyle to reduce our risk of getting cancer. Her career spans more than twenty years as a senior business development executive at the forefront of media, publishing, technology and Internet startups.

  • Tom Service
    Tom Service writes about music for The Guardian, where he was Chief Music Critic, and has presented ‘Music Matters', BBC Radio 3's flagship music magazine programme, since 2003. He appears regularly on television and radio as a musical commentator. He was Guest Artistic Director of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in 2005, and that year became the inaugural recipient of the ICMP/CIEM Classical Music Critic of the Year award. He lives in London.

  • Sir Nigel Shadbolt
    Sir Nigel Shadbolt is Principal of Jesus College, Oxford and Chairman of the Open Data Institute, which he co-founded with Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Shadbolt is world-renowned as an interdisciplinary researcher, policy expert and commentator.

  • Julia Shaw
    Julia Shaw is a criminal psychologist and author of the bestselling and highly acclaimed The Memory Illusion.

  • Sophie van der Stap
    Sophie van der Stap was 21 years old when she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The Girl with the Nine Wigs, her fresh and candid account of the illness, was a best-seller in Holland.

  • Jonathan Starr
    Jonathan Starr is the Managing Director, Headmaster Emeritus, and Founder of Abaarso School. He previously worked as a hedge fund manager, overseeing more than $170 million worth of assets. Jonathan graduated from Emory University, with a B.A. Summa Cum Laude in Economics and was awarded Phi Beta Kappa. He currently lives in Massachusetts and Somaliland.

  • Jackie Stowers
    Jackie Stowers was born in Queens in 1981. An ardent francophile, she lives and writes in Brooklyn and teaches English in Harlem. The Infinite You is her first novel.

  • Clover Stroud
    Clover Stroud is a writer and journalist. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and five children.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Catherine Taret
    Catherine Taret has multiple degrees and had started a high-profile career when a deep sense of doubt set in. She gave a talk about being a late bloomer that went viral. The adventures and discoveries that ensued make up Chronicles of a Late Bloomer.

  • Kanishk Tharoor
    Kanishk Tharoor is a writer based in New York City. He followed a fellowship in the Creative Writing Program at the New York University, where he was mentored by writers such as Jonathan Safran Foer and Zadie Smith.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Danielle Thiéry
    Danielle Thiéry, one of France's highest-ranking police officers, was the first woman in France to be appointed to the post of Police Commissioner. Since 1997, she has devoted her spare time to writing, directly inspired by the investigations that she has led, developing a television series, an autobiographical novel (Prix Bourgogne), and several thrillers (Prix Polar).

  • Tzvetan Todorov
    Tzvetan Todorov, 1939-2017, was an essayist, historian and philosopher of world renown. His books include In Defence of the Enlightenment, Hope and Memory, The New World Disorder, and the The Apostles of Beauty. He was the 2008 winner of the Prince of Asturias Award.

  • Baptiste Touverey
    Baptiste Touverey is a journalist who writes for Books magazine, Vanity Fair and the Journal du Dimanche. He has translated several works by Stefan Zweig. Constantinople is his first novel.

  • Frank Trentmann
    Frank Trentmann is Professor of History at Birkbeck College. Born in Hamburg, Germany, he studied at Hamburg University, the London School of Economics and Harvard University. He is the author of Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-first.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.

  • Valérie Trierweiler
    Valérier Trierweiler is a journalist at Paris Match and the author of Thank You for this Moment, the #1 bestseller. Adele's Secret is her first novel.  

  • Miklós Vámos
    Miklós Vámos is a Hungarian writer, who has published 28 books. He has been correspondent for The Washington Post and The Nation and taught at Yale; he has also written short stories, plays and film scripts; but as the author of eleven novels, he feels that he was born to be a novelist.

  • Michael Wallner
    Michael Wallner was born in Graz, Austria, in 1958. He has worked as an actor and screenwriter. He divides his time between Berlin and the Black Forest and is the author of 6 novels.

  • Anne Wehr
    Anne Wehr is  an   author,  illustrator,   and   artistic director who  works  with Editions  Points  and  runs  her own  design studio, Bambi+Heidi. Her  Blabla  Queens creation extends through her  blog,  social  media, and various  offshoots (emojis, postcards, exhibitions, and more). Anne lives and  works in Paris.

  • Robert Winder
    Robert Winder was the literary editor of The Independent for five years and has written two novels.

    Represented on behalf of David Godwin Associates.