The judging panel for the 2021 Selfies Book Awards was announced today and there was a familiar name in the mix! Hardman & Swainson co-founder and agent, Joanna Swainson, will be a judge for [...]
Founded in 2012, Hardman & Swainson is a dynamic London-based literary agency with a diverse range of clients. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent service to our authors, working closely with them at all stages of their careers.
Our team hails from all over the UK and Europe. We have an international focus and make it a priority to sell our clients’ work in as many territories as possible.
The agency represents quality writing of all kinds and we welcome submissions and queries from new and established writers. You can find out more about us and what we’re looking for here. Please see our submission guidelines for more details.
We are a member of the Association of Authors’ Agents.
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