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The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency will tomorrow (22nd July) launch a competition to find unpublished authors.
The theme of this year’s ‘Madeleine Milburn Summer Writing Competition’ is ‘make us scared’, and entrants can send any genre of writing as long as it fits the brief. Writers from anywhere in the world that are un-agented and unpublished are eligible, although their manuscripts must be in English.
Former Orion editor Julia Silk is forging a new career path as a literary agent in association with MBA Literary Agents.
Silk, who has worked as an editor for 15 years, most recently with Orion, will be building her own client list with a focus on commercial fiction, crime and thrillers, extending to accessible literary fiction "if a voice really grabbed me".
She is also open to proposals for "platform-driven non-fiction", in the areas of parenting and lifestyle, fashion, style and beauty, as well as narrative non-fiction and memoir.
Framson had been at UTA for eight years. She started in the agency’s mailroom in 2008 and worked in the TV lit department as an agent for the past four years. Clients who will stay with her in her new role as manager and become clients of Kaplan/Perrone include Justin Brenneman (Quantico), Kyle Flynn, Kathleen Hale, Danielle Henderson (Divorce), Emily Hirshey (The Ranch), Matt Hausfater (Undateable), Deirdre Mangan (iZombie), Morgan Margraf & Jerica Lieberman (Mistresses) and Jack Lawrence Mayer (Single Long).
Brannen comes from the Rothman Brecher Agency, where she was an agent in the TV lit department for the past three years. She began her career as an assistant in the Motion Picture Literary department at CAA then went on to work for various producers and filmmakers before joining the Gersh Agency, where she worked as agent for two years.
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