Andrew Nurnberg Associates International’s offices are a unique, global network providing local expertise and in-depth knowledge for our clients across key translation markets.
Agents: Van Thanh Hoang
Founded in Vietnam in 2023, the agency intends to make the most of Southeast Asia’s most commercial book market from our office in Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam. Our director, Van Thanh Hoang, studied Physics at college before her curiosity for other realms of human experience and knowledge kindled her love in books.
Van started out in Rights, spending a decade at one of the country’s most influential publishing houses, handling (mainly) translation rights, large scale international co-operation and publishing management. From this, she garnered unique insights into Vietnam’s publishing landscape, its development and how local publishers negotiate and acquire international titles.
With a rapidly thriving economy, Vietnam’s large, youthful population is hungry to learn and has disposable income to read for pleasure. Young readers’ appetite for a diverse range of themes combined with a competitive market means that eye-catching book design and vibrant, digital marketing and sales is becoming the norm: enticing readers and re-invigorating reading culture among younger generations.
ANA Hanoi will get the right books in front of Vietnam’s most talented editors so they can fight for them. We are our clients’ voice in Vietnam: here to connect, negotiate and grow.
No 7, D2, TT4 Bac Linh Dam,
Dai Kim Ward, Hoang Mai District,
Agents: Weerawat “Big” Techakijjathorn
Thailand | Indonesia | Mongolia
ANA Bangkok was established in 2023 to best serve the literary translation markets of Thailand, Indonesia and Mongolia. Agency director, Weerawat “Big” Techakijjathorn, has more than a decade’s experience in acquiring and publishing international literature in Thailand. He started out as an editor of foreign literature before becoming the director of foreign literary rights for one of Thailand’s best-known publishers. From there his enthusiasm for translated literature led him to study the Indonesian market.
Thailand and Indonesia are among the most important translation markets in Southeast Asia. With reading tastes rapidly developing —and a more sophisticated range of fiction and non-fiction being published in greater quantity— we see Thailand and Indonesia outperforming the neighbouring markets in years to come. We’re here to help our clients explore the diversity and richness of these key markets now. We are supporting international authors to develop meaningful relationships with publishers and build local readerships. This is not to forget Mongolia, which is an interesting, emerging market with passionate publishers and plenty of opportunities to explore.
Our mission is simple: set a new standard for co-agenting in the region. We’re building a team of keen negotiators with unparalleled knowledge, supported by our ANAI colleagues across Asia and around the world.
No. 1, Empire Tower,
47th Floor, Unit 4703,
Sathon Tai Road, Yan Nawa Sub-district,
Sathon District, Bangkok 10120
Tel:+6698 2525 441
Agents: Tatjana Zoldnere, Kristine Shatrovska
Azerbaijan | Belarus | Eastern Armenian | Estonia | Georgia | Kazakhstan | Kyrgyzstan | Latvia | Lithuania | Tadjikistan | Turkmenistan | Ukraine | Uzbekistan
Our Director, Tatjana Zoldnere, joined Andrew Nurnberg Associates Baltic in 1998. Formerly a journalist and literary translator, her first passion was French and German literature and culture.
We licence translation rights across the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and into the rapidly expanding markets of Ukraine, Georgia and Belarus. In 2018 we began actively selling Azerbaijani, Eastern Armenian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen, Tadjik and Uzbek rights across the ex-Soviet countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
We present new titles to publishers in our beautiful offices in central Riga and regularly travel to regional and international bookfairs, keeping in close contact with our clients.
We recently made the most wonderful deal for THREE WOMEN by Lisa Taddeo with Baltos Lankos in Lithuanian on behalf of Curtis Brown UK for an exceptional advance for the territory. The same title was also a hit with the Estonians, Rahva Raamat. In Ukraine and Estonia we also sold PERMANENT RECORD by Edward Snowden to KM Book Group and Tanapaev respectively, on behalf of Farrar, Straus and Giroux (USA).
All our markets during this pandemic year have been very active and we have organized numerous auctions, especially in Lithuania and Estonia. The most extraordinary deal of this year came in Georgia, when we placed A WOMAN MAKES A PLAN by M. Musk with Cezanne Publishing House on behalf of The Cooke Agency.
We recently made the most wonderful deal for THE HAPPIEST MAN ON EARTH by Eddie Jaku with Baltos Lankos in Lithuania on behalf of Macmillan UK for an exceptional advance for the territory. The same title was also a hit in Estonia, published by Uhinehud.
2020 has been the year of renewals and audiobooks. Our publishers across all territories have revisited their backlists, which resulted in a significant amount of renewal deals. Many publishers decided to expand their lists to include audio, which is a new format in our territories.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Baltic
PO Box 77
Riga LV 1011
Email:Tatjana Zoldnere firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel:+371 6 7506 495
Agents: Jackie Huang, Susan Xia, Connie Xiao, Jenny Sun, Yao Zhang
Republic of China
Jackie Huang spent the first nine years of her career editing foreign translated fiction and non-fiction, then ran foreign rights within the Beijing Publishing House Group. She was subsequently Deputy Director of the International Exhibition Department at China’s National Publishing Industry Trading Corporation. On completing a Master’s in Publishing at Oxford Brookes, she returned to open our Beijing representative office in 2002.
Our clients rely on our unparalleled depth of knowledge of the Chinese-language market and we pride ourselves on representation with a level of care that sets us apart from others. Our 15-strong team licences Chinese Simplified rights across the mainland from the heart of Beijing’s business district.
Our agents work in category-specialist teams, not least academic and trade non-fiction, which have both been at the heart of our business since the beginning.
We recently sold the novel HAMNET by Maggie O’Farrell on behalf of A M Heath & Co.Ltd.; a wonderful new memoir GREENLIGHTS by Matthew McConaughey on behalf of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, and a fantastic middle grade fiction title THE UNADOPTABLES by Hana Tooke on behalf of Andrew Nurnberg Associates.
ANA Beijing Representative Office
Room 1705, Culture Square, No.59 Jia Zhongguancun Street
Haidian District, Beijing 100872
People’s Republic of China
Email:Jackie Huang JHuang@nurnberg.com.cn
Tel:+ 86 10 82504106
Agents: Whitney Hsu and Paula Chen
We established our Taipei office in January 2003 to deal with the growing demand from local publishers requiring licencing in Chinese Complex characters.
Our Taipei office of eight local staff has been led by Whitney Hsu since 2003, before which she completed her Master’s degree in Publishing and enjoyed a career as a journalist in Taiwan.
We help our clients navigate Taiwanese bureaucracy and royalty accounting systems, while personally guiding Taipei’s many non-English-speaking editors towards the perfect titles for their lists. We attend book fairs in London, Frankfurt, Bologna, Beijing and Shanghai and make an annual visit to New York.
We recently sold REMEMBER by the New York Times bestselling author Lisa Genova on behalf of WME; THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig on behalf of Canongate Books; and BEWILDERMENT by the Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers on behalf of Melanie Jackson Agency.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Taipei
8F, No.129, Sec. 2, Zhongshan North Road
Email:Whitney Hsu email@example.com
Tel:+ 886 2 25629008
Agents: Judit Hermann, Susanna Vojacsek, Évi István
Croatia | Hungary
Our team is totally dedicated to the process of professional negotiation in our territories. As an integral part of this, we are in daily contact with both proprietors and a wide range of publishers to conclude truly exceptional deals.
We are delighted to work in the Hungarian and Croatian markets, which both have their own difficulties with different tastes and opportunities.
At the moment, self-help books, popular science, fantasy, thrillers, women’s fiction are enjoying commercial success. Recent deals that attracted considerable attention from publishers included: FINDING FREEDOM by Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie, KLARA AND THE SUN by Kazuo Ishiguro and DISCOVERING THE INNER MOTHER by Bethany Webster.
We were thrilled to lead these negotiations and, ultimately, to foster successful co-operation between
proprietors and publishers.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Budapest
1126 Budapest, Tartsay Vilmos utca 4.
Email:Judit Hermann and
Susanna Vojacsek firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel:+36 1 302 64 51
Agents: Amy Spangler, Dilek Akdemir, Cansu Akkoyun, Şafak Tahmaz, Özlem Öztemel
Established by Amy Spangler and Dilek Akdemir in 2005, we partnered with Andrew Nurnberg Associates in 2015 and are proud to be part of the highly respected network of ANA agencies that boasts a reputation for honesty, transparency and tireless effort on behalf of its clients.
We handle Turkish, Kurdish and Western Armenian rights from Istanbul, where we do our utmost to ensure that international authors are placed with the right publishers to the satisfaction of all parties.
Fiction, Non-fiction, and Children’s titles recently sold by AnatoliaLit include:
Lydia Millet’s A CHILDREN’S BIBLE on behalf of Lippincott Massie McQuilkin (LMQ); John Boyne’s A LADDER TO THE SKY on behalf of William Morris Endeavor (WME); Jodi Picoult’s A SPARK OF LIGHT on behalf of Random House US; Elizabeth Hand’s seven titles on behalf of Sterling Lord Literistic; Elisa Kova’s AIR AWAKENS series on behalf of New Leaf; Charlie Kaufman’s ANTKIND on behalf of William Morris Endeavor (WME); Jeanette Winterson’s eleven titles on behalf of Peters, Fraser and Dunlop (PFD) to Kafka Kitap; ON HARROW HILL by John Verdon on behalf of Friedrich Agency.
PROJECTIONS by Karl Deisseroth on behalf of Random House US; A BRIEF HISTORY OF EARTH by Andrew H. Knoll on behalf of HarperCollins US; NINE LIES ABOUT WORK by Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall on behalf of William Morris Endeavor (WME); A LIFE ON OUR PLANET by David Attenborough on behalf of United Agents; FIRST STEPS by Jeremy DeSilva on behalf of Aevitas; YOUR BRAIN ON FOOD by Uma Naidoo on behalf of Little, Brown; YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: HOW TASTE HAPPENS by Tom Vanderbilt on behalf of The Zoe Pagnamenta Agency.
BE A TREE by Maria Gianferrari on behalf of Abrams Books; DIARY OF A PUG series by Kyla May on behalf of Scholastic US; EVERYTHING AWESOME ABOUT DINOSAURS & SHARKS & SPACE by Mike Lowery on behalf of Scholastic US; KINDNESS GROWS by Britta Teckentrup on behalf of Little Tiger Press; LOVE & OLIVES by Jenna Evans Welch on behalf of SLL; OWEN AND THE SOLDIER by Lisa Thompson on behalf of PFD; THE SILVER ARROW by Lev Grossman on behalf of WME; SPLINTERS OF SCARLET by Emily Bain Murphy on behalf of Park & Fine Literary; HARKLIGHTS by Tim Ellis on behalf of A.M. Heath; HOW TO CHANGE EVERYTHING by Naomi Klein on behalf of Roam Agency.
Caferağa Mah., Gunesli Bahce Sok. 48
Or.Ko Apt. B Blok D4, 34710
Kadıköy - İstanbul
Email:Amy Spangler email@example.com
Tel:+90 216 700 1088
Agents: Ludmilla Sushkova, Vladimir Chernyshov, Olga Lutova and Anastasia Falcon
Established in 1992 and led by Ludmilla Sushkova since 1996, our office is Russia’s leading literary agency dedicated to translation rights. Ludmilla studied English and Spanish at Moscow’s Institute of Foreign Languages and then joined the Soviet Copyright Agency, where she worked for over ten years before moving to Andrew Nurnberg Associates in 1993.
Our four-strong team of well-respected agents bring many years’ experience in Russian publishing and agenting. We proudly negotiate Russian deals with publishers across the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Belarus on behalf of many of the world’s bestselling writers.
We have recently sold IMMUNE by Philip Dettmer on behalf of The Gernert Company, ONE BY ONE by Ruth Ware on behalf of Penguin UK; THE FORGOTTEN VILLAGE by Lorna Cook on behalf of A M Heath; the FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S series by Scott Cawthorn on behalf of Scholastic USA;
CUTTING FOR STONE by Abraham Verghese on behalf of Mary Evans Inc; FIGHT: WIN FREEDOM FROM SELF-SABOTAGE by Hazel Gale on behalf of Rachel Mills; six titles by B. Herbert and K.J. Anderson on behalf of Trident Media; fifteen titles by Aldous Huxley on behalf of George Borchardt.
Andrew Nurnberg Literary Agency
Suite 72, Str. 6, 21 Tsvetnoy Boulevard
Email:Ludmilla Sushkova firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel:+ 7 495 625 81 88
Agents: Petra Tobišková, Jitka Němečková, Lucie Poláková, Marta Soukopová
Czech Republic | Slovakia | Slovenia
Petra Tobišková, a graduate of Prague’s Charles University, turned to agenting in 1992 and joined Andrew Nurnberg Associates as our Director. Lucie Poláková joined us in 1996 after completing her studies in Library and Information Systems. Having studied Czech Language & Literature, Jitka Německová joined the team in 2004. After studying Bohemistics at Charles University, Marta Soukopová worked as an editor and foreign rights manager in publishing before joining the team in 2010.
We represent Czech, Slovak and Slovene translation rights to publishers in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia on behalf of our clients, who include leading American, British and European agencies and publishers. Our passion for great storytelling and our early recommendations to publishers make us a trusted source of outstanding work for translation.
At auction, in a two-book deal, we sold Czech rights to THE JIGSAW MAN and FALSE PROPHETS by Nadine Matheson along with Slovenian rights to THE JIGSAW MAN on behalf of A M Heath. Similarly, Sarah Pearse’s novels THE SANATORIUM and THE RETREAT were sold at auction in a two-book Czech deal and Slovak rights to THE SANATORIUM were sold on behalf of ANAI. We sold Lucy Foley’s THE GUEST LIST in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia on behalf of Curtis Brown.
We were delighted to represent Sir David Attenborough’s legacy work A LIFE ON OUR PLANET on behalf of United Agents with auctions running in all our territories. We sold Rutger Bregman’s DE MEESTE MENSEN DEUGEN (HUMANKIND: A HOPEFUL HISTORY) in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia on behalf of Janklow & Nesbit. In heated auctions, we sold Czech, Slovak, and Slovene rights to the following international bestsellers: THE HAPPIEST MAN ON EARTH by Eddie Jaku on behalf of Pan Macmillan UK and Czech and Slovak rights to THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett on behalf of Hannigan Getzler.
In the field of women’s literature, we had great success with the international phenomenon of 365 DNI by Blanka Lipińska. We sold the rights in all our territories on behalf of The Whalen Agency in two-book deals; in the Czech Republic there was a four-way auction. We successfully placed the non-fiction title APOCALYPSE NEVER: WHY ENVIRONMENTAL ALARMISM HURTS US ALL by Michael Shellenberger in the Czech Republic and Slovakia for HarperCollins and following the previous Czech and Slovak deals for THE UNINHABITABLE WORLD by David Wallace-Wells we also managed Czech audio and radio deals on behalf of WME.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Prague
Jugoslávských partyzánů 17
160 00 Praha 6
Email:Petra Tobišková and
Jitka Německová email@example.com
Tel:+420 222 782 041
Agents: Mira Droumeva, Kamelia Emilova, Radoslava Georgieva
Albania | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Macedonia | Montegro | Romania | Serbia
We licence Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Serbian and Romanian rights from our office in the heart of the Bulgarian capital.
Anna Droumeva’s passion for English and American literature was kindled as an undergraduate in Sofia. She has lived in the US and Germany and worked as an editor of translated fiction in Bulgaria. Anna began agenting in 1994 and joined Andrew Nurnberg Associates two years later. Anna died in 2021, aged 77. We established The Anna Droumeva Award in her honour.
Outstanding agent Mira Droumeva joined Anna at the agency, full-time, in 2000 and is our Director. Kamelia Emilova joined the agency in 2007 and is our main agent for Children’s and YA titles.
We have a reputation for being hard-working, well-respected, tough negotiators. We love what we do, especially the daily contact with publishers across the Balkans.
Some of our recent exciting sales include BLACKOUT, a YA short story collection by six of today’s bestselling and award-winning Black authors—Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoo, on behalf of The Bent Agency (Romanian sales at auction to Art and a pre-empt in Bulgaria to Egmont); Charley Mackesy’s publishing phenomenon THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE, on behalf of PRH: Bulgarian rights to Ciela (at auction); David Attenborough’s A LIFE ON OUR PLANET (on behalf of United Agents) sold at auction to Hermes in Bulgaria and to Laguna in Serbia; Matthew McConaughey’s GREENLIGHTS, on behalf of WME sold at auction to Bard in Bulgaria and Rao in Romania and to Living in Albania; Booker Prize winner SHUGGIE BAIN by Douglas Stuart (on behalf of ICM) sold in Bulgaria (Labyrinth), Romania (Pandora) and Serbia (Booka); the long-expected novel Anthony Doerr’s CLOUD COCKOO LAND (on behalf of ICM) was sold to Ciela in Bulgaria and Humanitas Fiction in Romania.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Sofia
Jk. Yavorov bl. 56-B, Ap. 9
Email:Mira Droumeva firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel:+359 2 986 2819
Agents: Marcin Biegaj, Anna Rucińska, Ewelina Węgrzyn, Marta Ziółkowska
Our Polish agenting team is led by Marcin Biegaj, who began his agenting career at Graal and after several years there decided to move on to set up Andrew Nurnberg Associates Warsaw in 2015. Ewelina, Marta and Marcin work closely with major US publishers and agents across adult and children’s lists delivering tailored deals for their authors. Anna primarily represents our UK clients to find good homes for fiction and non-fiction titles alike while also dedicating her outstanding international rights experience to representing a select list of Polish authors for translation worldwide.
Our team is multi-lingual, young and energetic, engaging and proficient at finding success for international authors in an ever-changing Polish marketplace. We are trusted by editors for our transparency and our firm grasp of the publishing process. Grounded deeply in our professional experience and seasoned with intuition, the team has a unique ability to achieve great results through bold investments in creative, less obvious partnerships. We are proud to have created an exceptional environment in which Polish editors regularly discover the best international writing.
We recently sold THE SECRET TO SUPERHUMAN STRENGTH by the one and only Alison Bechdel for Houghton Mifflin. We also closed a very hot two-book deal including the novelization of ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD and the upcoming narrative project entitled CINEMA SPECULATION for Quentin Tarantino on behalf of Tracy Fisher at WME as well as Jaron Lanier’s fascinating TEN ARGUMENTS FOR DELETING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA RIGHT NOW, also for WME. Our team also carried out an auction for rights to The Minimalist’s wonderful project LOVE PEOPLE USE THINGS on behalf of Europa Content and —similarly after an auction— we found a great Polish publisher for Meg Mason’s one-of-a-kind novel SORROW AND BLISS.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Warsaw
Ul. Fort Służew 1/41
Email:Marcin Biegaj email@example.com
Tel:+48 22 824 4181
To discuss representation in any of the territories listed above,
please contact Doug Wallace.
For territories not listed here, including Western Europe and Latin America,
please contact our London office.
Overseas co-Agents Offices
we work with the following co-agents
GreeceJLM literary Agency
South KoreaEric Yang Agency
Andrew Nurnberg Associates
3-11 Eyre St Hill, London, EC1R 5ET, United Kingdom