A. P. Watt Literary Agency

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A. P. Watt Literary Agency

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  • A. P Watt & Son

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1875-

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Founded in 1875 by Alexander Pollock Watt (1834-1914), A P Watt is the oldest literary agency in the world, representing some of the foremost British and Irish writers of the 20th Century. Its current authors include leading novelists, biographers, historians, and specialist writers pre-eminent in their field. The agency also represents some outstanding children’s authors and illustrators. A P Watt's clients include a Nobel Prize winner, four Booker Prize winners, three Orange Prize winners, several Whitbread and Costa Prize winners, and the first Children’s Laureate. Our writers have created many bestselling books, long-running television series and hit films. In December 2012 A P Watt joined the United Agents Partnership, creating the UK’s largest and most prestigious literary, media and talent agency.

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