Interview: Jo Unwin 2

This week we were grateful to have a chance to fire some questions at literary agent Jo Unwin.

Jo joined Conville and Walsh Literary Agency in 2008 and took to being a Literaryjounwin_resize Agent ‘like a duck to water’.  She was part of a shortlist of three for the Bookseller Industry Awards Literary Agent of the Year in 2010, and was picked out as one of the Bookseller’s Rising Stars in 2011.

Jo now runs JULA (Jo Unwin Literary Agency), working in close association with Rogers, Coleridge and White.  Here’s what she had to say!

 

 


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Speaking with Literary Agent Imogen Pelham. 2

Last week I went down into London to meet with Imogen Pelham, a literary agent working for Marjacq. Imogen joined Marjacq in 2015, after five years at Aitken
Alexander where she started building her list, which includes Wellcome Prize shortlisted Emily Mayhew, and Costa Short Story Award winner Angela Readman.


 

Phil: How did you get into publishing?

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