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Jane Finigan has been an agent at Lutyens and Rubenstein since 2006, becoming a full partner and co-owner of the agency in 2023. Her fiction, non-fiction and food authors include Ned Beauman, Meera Sodha and Claire Fuller and authors she represents have won or been nominated for multiple awards including the Man Booker Prize, the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the Costa Prize, the Ondaatje Prize and been selected for Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.


Sophie Hannah is a bestselling crime writer whose books have sold millions of copies worldwide. She won the UK National Book Awards Crime Novel of the Year prize in 2013 and the Dagger in the Library Award in 2023. She is the author of the new series of Hercule Poirot continuation novels, commissioned by Agatha Christie's family and her murder mystery musical, ‘The Mystery of Mr E’ is available on Amazon Prime. She is also a bestselling poet who has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Award, a self-help writer, creator and host of the podcast How To Hold a Grudge, and the founder of the Dream Author coaching programme for writers. She is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge.


Jenny Hewson joined Lutyens and Rubinstein in 2019, moving across from Rogers, Coleridge & White where she started out as an agent in 2010. She represents a wide range of award winning and bestselling fiction and non-fiction authors from around the world, including Sarah Perry, Melissa Harrison and Christos Tsiolkas. Authors she works with have won or been nominated for awards including the Booker Prize, the Folio Prize, the Women’s Prize, the Costa Novel Award, the Wainwright Prize, the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.


Sabrina Mahfouz FRSL is a writer and performer, raised in London and Cairo. She's worked in theatre for over a decade. Her cross-genre show A History of Water in the Middle East played at the Royal Court Theatre and she was an inaugural writer-in-residence at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, co-writing an adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Her debut non-fiction book is These Bodies of Water: Notes on the British Empire, the Middle East and Where We Meet. Her poetry collection, How You Might Know Me (Out-Spoken Press), was a 2017 Guardian Best Summer Read and she was an essay contributor to the award-winning anthology The Good Immigrant (Unbound). Sabrina has edited anthologies including The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write (Saqi), which was a 2017 Guardian Book of the Year.


Amber Medland’s forthcoming book Attention Seeker: The Truth About ADHD will be published by Dialogue Books in Spring 2025. Her debut novel Wild Pets was published by Faber in 2021. Since then, she has written for various publications including The New Yorker, The Paris Review and the London Review of Books. She was on the London Library Emerging Writers Programme in its first year.


Nii Ayikweii Parkes is a Ghanaian-British producer, social commentator and writer who has won acclaim as a children's author, poet, broadcaster and novelist. Winner of multiple international awards including Ghana’s ACRAG award, he is the Senior Editor at flipped eye publishing, a trustee of the Caine Prize and serves on the editorial board of World Literature Today. He has served as a judge for literature prizes including the Commonwealth Prize, the NSK Neustadt Prize and the Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. He is a fellow of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University and his latest book is Azúcar, a novel.


Chris Power is the author of Mothers, a collection of short stories, and the novel A Lonely Man. His fiction has appeared in the Stinging Fly, Granta and the Dublin Review. He has written for the Guardian, London Review of Books, Sunday Times, New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He presents Open Book on BBC Radio 4 and is currently working on a novel.