About Us

The Dorie Simmonds Agency Ltd. is a London-based literary agency that handles a wide range of subjects including general nonfiction and commercial fiction, children’s books and associated rights. Our client list includes award-winning and bestselling authors alongside promising newcomers.

Dorie Simmonds, literary agent, has worked in the publishing industry for more than fifteen years with experience on both sides of the Atlantic. Her tastes are as versatile as her experience, and she will consider material from any genre except reference books and children’s picture books. Dorie studied at Vassar College and The London School of Economics and has worked at William Morrow & Company and Dell Publishing in the US, as well as Dorling Kindersley and Reed Children’s in the UK before opening her agency.

The Dorie Simmonds Agency Ltd. is proud to be a member of the Association of Authors’ Agents and endorses the principles of best practice in the Association’s Code of Practice.