The Author's Agent
PO Box 577
Terrigal NSW 2260
Tel : 02 4384 4466
Email: briancook@theauthorsagent.com.au

Welcome to The Authors' Agent

A boutique literary agency dedicated to connecting talented professional writers with exciting publishing opportunities in all forms and formats, locally in Australia/New Zealand and around the world.

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The Authors' Agent
February 2017: Link to Oliver Phommavanh talking on SkyNews about children's education.



Wai Chim

Freedom Swimmer
Wai Chim graduated from Duke University with majors in Economics and English. She has lived in Australia for ten years.

This incredible tale about two boys' swim from mainland China to Hong Kong in search of freedom from poverty and oppression is inspired by a true story.

Published by Allen & Unwin September 2016


Jules Faber

WeirDo 8
Life is about to get REALLY weird! Grandma Do is visiting just in time for Grandparents Day, a trip to the farm and the school dance!
Life is about to get really weirdo for Weir Do ... because Grandma Do is the weirdest one of all!
It won't be easy but it will be funny!

Published by Scholastic Australia April 2017


John Pickrell

Weird Dinosaurs
We're in a golden age of discovery - and the fossils coming to light show dinosaurs were stranger, bigger, scarier and more diverse than we ever imagined. Why did dinosaurs grow so huge? Did they all have feathers? And what do sauropods have in common with 1950s vacuum cleaners?

Published by New South Publishing November 2016


Oliver Phommavanh

Super Con-nerd
Hi, I'm Connor and I'm a nerd. I thought I knew all there was to being one. But there are better nerds out there. Super nerds. Hyper nerds. Super, hyper nerds. I thought all nerds were smart.
But that's not true, because suddenly I don't feel so bright anymore...

Published by Penguin May 2017