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Full Agent Profile: Andrew Lownie



NAME

Andrew Lownie

AGENCY
Andrew Lownie Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
lownie@globalnet.co.uk
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.andrewlownie.co.uk/



FICTION GENRES

NONFICTION GENRES

History | Celebrity | Biography | Politics | Science | Memoirs | Travel | Adventure/True Story | Current Affairs | Narrative | Military | True Crime | Cultural/Social Issues

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • He is interested in taking mid-career authors to a new level
    • He takes on about 20 new clients each year
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • He does NOT represent fiction
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Please review his "How To Submit" guidelines on his agency webpage
    • Email/nonfiction: query and 1 page resume, 1 page listing sources used, 1 page synopsis per chapter, 1 page on marketing, 1 page on comparable books, 1 sample chapter

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Former Director of Curtis Brown/John Farquharson until 1998 when he founded his own agency
    • Founder of The Biographers Club (www.biographersclub.co.uk) and formerly literary agent to British PEN.
    • Former journalist, bookseller, publisher and author of a dozen books
    EDUCATION
    • Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh. College of Law, London.


    NEW DEALS
    History
    THE ENGLISH KINGDOM IN FRANCE Author: Juliet Barker Genres: History Publisher: Little Brown (UK & US) (2008) This book, a sequel to 'Agincourt,' will tell the dramatic story of the English conquest, the decades of relatively peaceful settlement, and the final, unexpected collapse of English rule over thirty years later.

    Religion | Memoirs
    Fragments of Heaven Author: Daniel Tammet Publisher: Simon & Schuster (US) & Hodder (UK) Autistic savant and best-selling memoirist Daniel Tammet surprises many when he tells them that he is a Christian. In Fragments of Heaven he explains the reasons for and nature of his faith and life as a believer.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    1453: THE HOLY WAR FOR CONSTANTINOPLE AND THE CLASH OF ISLAM AND THE WEST
    Author:   Roger Crowley
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Hyperion (August 16, 2006)
    Crowley chronicles the story of an ancient city and its attraction to members of two major religions--Christians and Muslims.
    View book at Amazon

    I Have America Surrounded: A Biography of Timothy Leary
    Author:   John Higgs
    Genres:   Biography
    Publisher:   Barricade Books (September 25, 2006)

    View book at Amazon

    When Science Goes Wrong
    Author:   Simon LeVay
    Genres:   Science
    Publisher:   Plume (March 25, 2008)
    Sixteen real stories of when scientific experiments went wrong with disastrous consequences
    View book at Amazon

    Need to Know: UFOs, the Military, and Intelligence
    Author:   Timothy Good
    Genres:   Science
    Publisher:   Pegasus Books (November 30, 2007)
    UFO researcher extraordinaire, endeavors to demonstrate that incontrovertible proof of UFOs is being buried by a global conspiracy of governments, academia and the media
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Curtis Brown/John Farquharson