Welcome to Curtis Brown
We are Australia’s oldest and largest literary agency representing a diverse range of Australian and New Zealand writers.
Curtis Brown is keen to source works by young and promising writers whilst also looking after many established clients and significant estates.
Our Sydney office is open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.
SUBMISSIONS: Our Submissions Department is currently OPEN. Please check our submission guidelines for further information.
Well done to Hannah Kent, whose debut novel BURIAL RITES (Picador, Pan Macmillan) has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2014 Baileys Prize (formerly known as the Orange Prize) in the UK. The winner will be announced on June 4. Good luck, Hannah!
Double congrats to Allyse Near on her double win at the 2013 Aurealis Awards. Her debut novel FAIRYTALES FOR WILDE GIRLS (Random House) was awarded 'Best YA Novel' (tie) & 'Best Horror Novel'. Well done!
HALF MOON BAY by Hélène Young has been voted 'Favourite Romantic Suspense' novel by the Australian Romance Readers Association in Sydney on March 22. The cover was also voted 'Favourite Cover'. Congratulations to Helene, and her publisher, Penguin Books.
A huge congratulations to Markus Zusak on receiving the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults. This prestigious award is presented annually by the American Library Association for a "significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature". See the press release here. Well done, Markus!