Author Hilary Delamere

Before joining The Agency (formerly Lemon, Unna and Durbridge) over 20 years ago, Hilary Delamere worked for several different publishing houses including Penguin Children’s Books as rights director. She now represents a wide range of authors and illustrators, from award-winning to emerging talent, including the UK’s Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman, Paddington’s creator Michael Bond, Raymond Briggs, Lydia Monks, the late Lara Jones and her creation Poppy Cat, which is returning for a second animated TV series, and Ted Dewan, whose Bing Bunny launched on CBeebies in summer 2014.

Ask an Agent What does a literary agent do?

What does a literary agent do?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Children’s agent Hilary Delamere answers a frequently-asked and fundamental question about agents: What are they for and what do they do?