Sam Copeland’s first job in publishing was at Curtis Brown, where he started in 2001. He joined Rogers, Coleridge and White in 2006 and was made a director in 2016. He has an extremely diverse list, representing writers of both literary and commercial fiction and all genres (including book group, crime and thrillers, SF and speculative fiction, and historical fiction), children’s and YA, and a smattering of quality non-fiction, and is always open to submissions of the highest standard.
His writers have won or been shortlisted for over 20 major prizes including the Booker, Costa, National Book Awards, Carnegie, Waterstone’s Book of the Year, Waterstone’s Children’s Book of the Year, Irish Book Awards, CWA Dagger, Dylan Thomas, Wales Book of the Year, Branford Boase, Eisner and Arthur C Clarke and many more. Writers he represents include: Abir Mukherjee (Harvill Secker), Louise Welsh (John Murray), Bryan Appleyard (Weidenfeld), Stephen Collins (Jonathan Cape), Selina Guinness (Penguin), Laure Eve (Faber), John Harding (Harper Collins), Jason Donald (Jonathan Cape), Catriona Ward (Weidenfeld and Nicolson), Andrew Hughes (Doubleday), Simon Mayo (Random House and Canongate), James Smythe (Harper Collins and Hodder), Magnus Mills (Bloomsbury) and Mark Edwards (Harper Collins).
Forthcoming to be published new writers in 2017/18 he represents include Christian Donlan (Penguin), Richard Russell (Faber), Leo Benedictus (Faber), Katherine Stansfield (Allison & Busby), David Barbaree (Bonnier), Jim Whalley (Bloomsbury) and Kevin Toolis (Weidenfeld).
Follow Sam Copeland on Twitter: @stubbleagent
His e-mail address is moc.y1493075045cnega1493075045tilwc1493075045r@mas1493075045. He welcomes e-mail submissions, but replying to all can be difficult – please assume if you haven’t heard anything in 6 weeks, then sadly he couldn’t find room on his list at the moment.