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, thrillers and issue-led crime, historical fiction, high-concept and speculative fiction, middle grade and YA, narrative non-fiction, true crime, 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 also handles all stage rights for the agency, for and on behalf of such authors as: E. M. Forster, Jeanette Winterson, Georges Simenon, David Sedaris, Robert Bolt and C. S. Forester, among others.

Adam Gauntlett @albioneye

Subtract 9 years from #Deutschland86 = #Stasi77 and my advance copy has just arrived from @BonnierZaffre. It's gorgeous! In UK shops 18.4.19

And here we have #OwenandtheSoldier ! Thank you @MrEPrimary for the wonderful cover reveal. I can't wait to share this novella in the summer (see the tweet below for a chance to win an early proof!) Published by the wonderful @BarringtonStoke
Cover illustrated by Mike Lowery.

Brilliant to see @lthompsonwrites The Day I Was Erased chosen as the @ST_Culture Children’s Book of the Week! Thank you @NicoletteJones

Produced to a scale of 2 inches to 1 mile, our first ever #map took 3 years to complete and was finished at our original offices in the @TowerOfLondon #HeritageTreasures

Thoroughly enjoyed spending my day watching @inheritanceplay. Such a beautiful piece that made 7 hours fly by. Definitely try to grab a ticket in its final week if you can♥️

Some 7 hours later, @inheritanceplay is life-changing. What an amazing piece of theatre. Now I need to go and re-read #EMForster’s #HowardsEnd and #Maurice. Oh, and I think I need an #EricGlass in my life.

The day I was erased 😢😍🤩. I actually can’t believe how genius @lthompsonwrites actually is. This book is absolutely incredible. Without being cheesy this book couldn’t have came at a better time in my life. Be thankful for your family and friends 😍

🌟GIVEAWAY ALERT 🌟To celebrate the publication of @lthompsonwrites new book - 'The Day I Was Erased', we are giving away ONE FREE COPY. To enter, RT this tweet and FOLLOW US! Competition closes 11th Jan at 4 p.m. Good Luck! ✏️📚 #Giveaway #GiveawayAlert #FreebieFriday

Would you like to win a signed copy of #TheDayIWasErased ? You would?! Then just comment below by 6pm on Friday 28th December and I will chose a winner at random. UK only. Good luck!

Exhausted and need a short getaway? Us too...

Win a lovely hotel stay for two as well as a tour of the Ordnance Survey headquarters and a goody bag by entering this competition! All you have to do is figure out the secret location #OSPuzzleBook

#StasiWolf is on a special 99p deal for a limited period @AmazonUK - fill yer boots!

Hell Yeah! Matthew Lopez’s #TheInheritance WINS Best Play at this year’s #ESTheatreAwards. Congratulations Matthew & our entire #TheInheritance family. Find tickets to our award-winning Best Play now:

Have you grabbed your bargain copy of Turn a Blind Eye? A gripping police procedural, introducing DI Maya Rahman and her Easy London team. @HQstories @ClioCornish @albioneye #crimefiction #amreading

#GCHQPuzzleBook2 is available to buy now with our proceeds once again going to @heads_together, who are changing the conversation on mental health. It's written by some of our ingenious minds who use their problem-solving skills to help keep the country safe in their day jobs

Delighted that the stunning new novel from @lthompsonwrites THE DAY I WAS ERASED is an editor's choice in @thebookseller January previews. It's such a funny, moving, cleverly plotted joy of a read. @scholasticuk @albioneye @PFDAgents #goldfishboy

5-star review for The @inheritanceplay in @thetimes *****

“The show is a love story sturdy enough to hold all the writer’s ideas about individualism and community, and gay identity and Aids… It is a glorious achievement”

5-star review for Matthew Lopez's adaptation of Forster's Howards End @inheritanceplay @EveningStandard

Looking for a gripping read? Fan of crime fiction? #TurnABlindEye is 99p at the moment. Grab a copy now & dive in: @HQstories (pls RT & share)

Grieving over the death of my beloved friend, mentor, agent and rock of strength, Michael Sissons. Behind the literary warrior was the permanently boyish enthusiast for history and the creative imagination. For many of us that gleam in his eye will never die.