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Julia Eagleton

Literary Agent
Accepting submissions

Julia Eagleton has worked in publishing in both London and New York, which is reflected in her transatlantic list of clients. She represents nonfiction, literary fiction, and poetry. Her clients have been finalists or winners of multiple PEN Awards, the National Book Award for Poetry, the Stowe Prize, the NAACP Image Award, the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award and the Arab American Book Awards, including the Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Award and The George Ellenbogen Poetry Award. 

Julia is most interested in the quality of writing. She represents nonfiction broadly, including creative nonfiction, narrative projects, memoir and essays. Her clients include Bhion Achimba, Samina Ali, Mansoor Adayfi, Nawal Al Maghafi, Threa Almontaser, Yasmine AlSayyad, Asale Angel Ajani, Adam Casey, Saabira Chaudhuri, Kathy Chow, Cass Donish, David Egan, Christina Farr, Shira Gill, Emma Hine, Christie Hodgens, Reece Jones, Samuel Miller McDonald, Jonah Mixon Webster, Tsedal Neeley, Maya Phillips, Rebecca Renner, Aaron Robertson, Leslie Schrock, Deena Shakir, Jewel Burks Solomon, Nilo Tabrizy, Charlie Tyson, Mark Vandevelde, and Robin Wigglesworth.

In fiction she is most excited by complex and observant narrators, and sharp humour. Some books she’s loved include Aliss at the Fire by Jon Fosse, The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty, The Seas by Samantha Hunt, The End of Eddy by Édouard Louis, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk and The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka.

As well as London and New York, she has lived and worked in Italy, Denmark, South Africa, and Scotland.

Please read our submission guidelines before submitting your work to Julia