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.

On our website you will find information about our agency, how to submit material to us, and the clients and Estates we represent.

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.


Congratulations to Melanie Cheng!

Congratulations to Melanie Cheng, winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript for her collection of short fiction: Australia Day. A huge congratulations to all the shortlisted authors.

Congratulations to Magda Szubanski and Shirley Barrett!

Congratulations to Madga Szubanski and Shirley Barrett, Shortlisted for the 2016 Dobbie Awards, for Reckoning: A Memoir and Rush, Oh! respectively. A huge congratulations to all of the shortlistees.

Congratulations Magda Szubanski!

Congratulations to Magda Szubanski, 2016 winner of the Best Non-Fiction Award at the the Indie Awards, for Reckoning: A Memoir. A huge congratulations to all of the winners.
Young, Helene NORTHERN HEAT Web

Congratulations to Helene Young!

Congratulations to Helene Young, 2016 winner of the Favourite Romantic Suspense Award at the Australian Romance Readers Association, for Northern Heat. A huge congratulations to all of the winners.