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We represent the following publishing clients

AGENCE DEBORAH DRUBA for World English or North American Rights (except for Bluemoose and Louise Walter Books)

BANKOFF COLLABORATIVE for exclusive translation, and non-exclusive British Commonwealth rights

DZANC BOOKS for exclusive translation and British Commonwealth Rights

KEIL & KEIL LITERATUR-AGENTUR for all rights except in the Netherlands, France, Italy, Scandinavia, Poland, Korea, and Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries

KIEPENHEUER & WITSCH and GALIANI VERLAG for exclusive World English Rights

PARALLAX PRESS for exclusive translation, and British Commonwealth Rights

PLUM VILLAGE COMMUNITY OF ENGAGED BUDDHISM for all titles by Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Chang Khong, and the monastics published by Parallax Press in all territories except Germany, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indian languages

ROGERS & WEIL LITERARY for exclusive translation and British Commonwealth Rights

UITGEVERIJ BRANDT for all rights (excluding Dutch)

VERVE TALENT & LITERARY AGENCY for exclusive translation and British Commonwealth Rights

and individual authors including: 


Nina George is the author of the #1 Indie and New York Times bestselling novel THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP, and the national bestseller THE LITTLE FRENCH BISTRO. Her third novel, THE BOOK OF DREAMS, is "an emotionally stunning novel", that received starred reviews in which Nina is compared to Isabel Allende. On behalf of Keil & Keil, Cecile B Literary Agency sold North American and British Commonwealth rights to George’s next novels. THE LITTLE VILLAGE OF BOOK LOVERS is published by Ballantine US and Michael Joseph UK in Summer 2023. In addition to being a bestselling novelist, Nina George is the President of the European Writers' Council as well as a journalist, advocate for author rights, and storytelling teacher. She lives with her husband in Berlin, and Brittany. Photo: © Urban Zintel © Nina George


Rabeah Ghaffari's debut TO KEEP THE SUN ALIVE was selected for the Indie Next List and chosen by The Millions among 2019's Most Anticipated Books. In addition to the rave and starred reviews, the novel was lauded by Powell's Books as "...the perfect novel..." and a "tenderhearted novel ... showing the enduring ramifications of filial and political violence" by the New Yorker. Ghaffari's narration of her novel's audio edition was nominated for a Voice Arts Award. Rabeah Ghaffari is an Iranian-born author, dramaturge, and filmmaker whose directorial debut the documentary The Troupe featured Tony Kushner while Producer Patricia Field commissioned her feature screenplay The Inheritors. Ghaffari is based in New York and Mexico. 


Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, poet, scholar, and human rights activist who transitioned January 22, 2022 at the age of 95. In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is author of more than one hundred books, and is one of the best known Buddhist teachers in the world today. Previous best-selling books include Being Peace and Buddha Mind Buddha Body. He lives at Plum Village, his meditation center in France, and travels worldwide, leading retreats on the art of mindful living.  Many of his books have been New York Times bestsellers and received accolades, including a Gold Nautilus Book Award for THE ART OF LIVING (HarperOne, 2017).  His last book ZEN AND THE ART OF SAVING THE PLANET is now the basis for the online course offered by Plum Village.


Born in a village on the Mekong River Delta in 1938, Sister Chan Khong has been a Buddhist nun in the community of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh since the age of twenty-one.  She has devoted her life to the development and practice of nonviolence and has students and readers around the world.  Sister Chan Khong is the author of Learning True Love and Deep Relaxation, and Beginning Anew: Four Steps To Restoring Communication.

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Sarah Meuleman's debut FIND ME GONE is "vivid, complex and completely immersive!" wrote Tess Gerritsen, "fascinating" and "engaging" Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Review wrote, and comes "highly recommended" by Library Journal. In addition to her US book tour, Sarah was a guest speaker at New York's 2019 Thrillerfest. Cecile B Literary Agency placed Sarah's debut novel FIND ME GONE with HarperCollins on behalf of Overamstel. Sarah Meuleman is a novelist, moderator, television producer, and journalist. She interviews international celebrities, artists and politicians for numerous newspapers and magazines, and writes a monthly column for Vogue Netherlands.  She was born in Ghent, currently lives in Amsterdam, and in addition to Dutch speaks English, French and German fluently. Photo: © Lars Anderson

Lars Mytting

Lars Mytting is a bestselling author from Norway. His books have sold over 1 million copies in 19 languages, have won the Norwegian Bookseller Prize and have been shortlisted for the prestigious Dublin IMPAC Prize, among others. THE BELL IN THE LAKE has sold in 12 countries and Gyldendal's Norwegian edition was a #1 best seller. Cecile B Literary Agency sold North American rights to Overlook Press on behalf of Gudrun Hebel Agency. In the US it was selected as an Indie Next Pick.  Mytting is the author of the worldwide sensation Norwegian Wood (nf, Abrams US) as well as the bestselling novel The Sixteen Trees of the Somme which was published in 17 languages and acquired for film. Photo: © Julie Pike 

Remy Ngamije


Rémy Ngamije is a Rwandan-born Namibian writer whose literary mixtape ONLY STARS KNOW THE MEANING OF SPACE is due out from Scout Press (S&S) in 2024.  His debut novel THE ETERNAL AUDIENCE OF ONE was first published in South Africa by Blackbird Books and is available worldwide from Scout Press; it was honored with a Special Mention at the inaugural Grand Prix Panafricain De Litterature in 2022. Ngamije won the inaugural edition of the Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards in 2022; the Africa Regional Prize of the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize; and was shortlisted for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing in 2021 and 2020 among other accolades. He is founder of independent arts organization Doek, and the Doek Literary Festival as well as editor-in-chief of literary magazine Doek! Photo: © Abantu Book Festival

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Tony Patrick's middle-grade graphic novel PLANET BROOKLYN is due out from Make Me A World (Knopf) in 2024.  He is a Sundance Institute World-building Fellow, 2021 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier Artist, Guild of Future Architects Founding Member, NYU ITP & IMA Professor, NYU Future Imagination Colaboratory Fellow, NYU Red Burns Fellow, CommonField Fellow, NEW INC alum, For Freedoms Artist, Wide Awakes Founding Member, Buckminster Fuller Institute Design Science Studio Advisor/Mentor, RLAB Mentor, Today@Apple NYC Youth Program Mentor, Futurist Writers Room Co-Designer, and Restoring the Future Co-Designer. Patrick attended the Dramatic Writing Program at New York University.  Photo: © Recca Soriano


Vamba Sherif was born in Liberia and spent part of his youth in Kuwait. During The First Gulf War he fled to Jordan, then Syria, before moving to The Netherlands as a refugee.  Sherif read Law and is an ambassador for the Dutch Refugees Council. In his novels he explores the themes of identity, exile, war, love and belonging. The impacts of history and migration on the individual are featured prominently in his work. In addition to being the author of historical novels set in Africa; an ode to the women in his family addressed to his daughter; and two essay collections, he is a movie reviewer and speaker at literary and other events such as Thinking Planet-International Philosophy Festival.  Sherif has been a guest speaker at Harvard's Department of African and African American Studies, and in 2022 was appointed lecturer at the University of Leiden African Studies Centre. Photo: © Chris van Houts

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Laura is an interpreter and translator from Russian, French, and Spanish to English. Her translation of Stalin's Secret Pogrom (Yale University Press, 2001) won the National Jewish Book Award for Eastern European history.  She holds an MFA from the New School and her writing has been honored with the 2017 Notting Hill Essay Prize, and cited in The Best American Essays. She is a MacDowell Fellow (2018) and an Art Omi Resident (2022). Her collection For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors, was awarded the Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction and publication by the University of Iowa Press in 2018. She served for many years as the interpreter for Russian-speaking authors at the PEN World Voices Festival and as a PEN prison writing mentor. She currently works with formerly incarcerated people. Photo: © Florence Montmare

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