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Gráinne Fox: Literary Agent 

Thursday 18 July 2019

2:30 pm

The Maritime Hotel

€20

Gráinne Fox will speak about her role as a literary agent, the agent-author relationship and the publishing process.
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Gráinne is originally from Dublin. She joined Fletcher & Company in 2008, having worked as an agent at Ed Victor Ltd in London for nine years. Her list consists of literary fiction, elevated genre, and award-winning journalists. Her clients include Sonia Purnell, Duncan Hamilton, Nuala O’Connor, Tim Maughan, Lisa Carey, David Shafer, Julia Stuart, and Tom Parker Bowles. Gráinne also works with select British agencies for the US market and reps Sarah Pinborough, Sophie Mackintosh, and Douglas Kennedy, to name just a few.

Her guiding principle is any book that will “both stimulate the mind and satisfy the heart,” to borrow a phrase. In particular, she’s perpetually looking for new American and international voices, and for literary fiction that’s swoon-worthy on a line level but with an equally enveloping plot. She has a dark, soft spot in her heart for literary crime, super-smart thrillers, and narrative nonfiction that involves spies & espionage, historical or contemporary. She loves a singular, spectacularly written literary memoir. She’s also worked with Michelin-starred chefs and food and fashion writers of many stripes and that’s another foundational element to her non-fiction taste.

Fletcher & Company works closely with writers to help them connect with readers and audiences across all media. Our nonfiction roster includes thought leaders and innovators like Gretchen Rubin, Chip and Dan Heath, and Eric Ries, as well as award-winning journalists and narrative writers like Ian Urbina, John Carreyrou, Tony Mendez, Francisco Cantu, Dan Lyons, Alex Rose, and Eric Blehm. We also work with bestselling and award-winning literary and commercial fiction writers including David Gillham, Maggie Shipstead, Kathleen Grissom, Daniel Mason, Katie Barber, Amy Silverstein, and Robin Benway.

Gráinne Fox

Gráinne Fox is a literary agent with Fletcher & Company. Gráinne is originally from Dublin. She joined Fletcher & Company in 2008, having worked as an agent at Ed Victor...

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