Adam Gauntlett Taking Submissions

Adam Gauntlett

Literary Agent

Adam Gauntlett is an Agent in the Books Division. He joined the company in 2010, after completing his Masters in English Literature at King’s College, London.

The Bookseller named Adam 2017’s Shooting Star.

What I'm looking for...

Upmarket-commercial fiction, series crime and thrillers, historical fiction, high-concept fiction, middle grade, narrative non-fiction, true crime, memoir, popular science/psychology and serious history.

Genres aside, Adam is drawn to strong female leads, original voices, quirky and endearing narrators, and well-executed plot twists.

Adam Gauntlett @albioneye

🚨🚨After our post earlier about Poppy Hampson, we are excited to announce that we are looking for a new Editorial Director!🚨🚨 #publishing #career #job #editorial #editorialdirector @PRHCareersUK

First daschund to reach number one? The BIGGEST congratulations @RevRichardColes, genius editor @MrFeditor, publicist extraordinaire @gigicroft and the dreamiest team @wnbooks #MurderBeforeEvensong

Oh dear, 24 minutes of me "reacting" to Tudor TV and film. I only sort of remember the recording and I just know I said LOTS OF THINGS with LOTS OF GUSTO. Do enjoy.

We are delighted to announce the #WolfsonHistoryPrize 2022 shortlist, recognising the best historical non-fiction writing from the past year.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

So nice to start #LBF22 week with some lovely news! Dead and Scone by @sukpannu will be publishing in Autumn 2023! @Killerreads @HarperFiction @albioneye @thebookseller

My review of the immensely entertaining House of Dudley is in today’s @ST_Culture @TheTimesBooks

Power ⚡. Control 🎮. Understanding 🧠. Love ❤️.

Coming this August, #WhatWeWant by leading psychotherapist Charlotte Fox Weber will answer the question: what do we really want?

Find out soon. Pre-order now:

Officially out next month! 🎉 🏵#thehouseofdudley

Announcing the title and cover for my new book on the Dudley family: The House of Dudley, published by @MichaelJBooks and out 31 March.

Available for pre-order now! 🎉


🎢 Happy publication day to @lthompsonwrites & The Rollercoaster Boy, the Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week and a gloriously twisty mystery with a huge heart. I love this book - thanks for your brilliance, Lisa! Incredible cover by @gemmacorrell 🎢

Do you want your kids to read more in 2022? Each week we’ll be adding @NicoletteJones’ favourite picks here, separated by age. This week she recommends The Rollercoaster Boy by Lisa Thompson (@lthompsonwrites) and Viking Boy by Tony Bradman (@tbradman)

Have you ever wanted to write a novel for children? My course launches next week with @Domestika ! You can work at your own pace AND I'll be available to chat with you on the student forum! The course is also subtitled in 7 languages. Click here

We’re at @CPIGroup_ today with @lthompsonwrites, signing copies of The Rollercoaster Boy!

My review of Marc David Baer's wonderful new history of the Ottoman Empire out in today's @FT

The Ottoman Empire: a forgotten giant of western history - via @FT

🥁... ALEXANDRIA: THE CITY THAT CHANGED THE WORLD 🌊🌊🌊 publishing 2023 with @SceptreBooks @HodderBooks (

Let’s not forget our fabulous array of new non-fiction publishing in the spring. Which ones stand out to you and why? 📚 #DiscoverPMJ2022

Wishing a very happy publication day to #JohnBuckley - THE ARMCHAIR GENERAL is available to buy now!

@PenguinUKBooks @albioneye

"This is fascinating, brilliant storytelling drawing on science, archaeology, art, trade, money and power, fashion and society — all of human history", @TransworldBooks signs @helenmolesworth's history of gemstones, Precious: (£)

💥💥📢📢 Thrilled and utterly delighted to be sharing the cover for my debut novel What a Shame. I hope you like it…

What a catch! 🎣🎣🎣 So delighted to be publishing this fierce and moving memoir, and to be working with dream team @marinagibson25 @BeccaCMundy @albioneye