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We are constantly updating our database of literary agencies who represent

Taiwanese authors abroad. Please email books@moc.gov.tw with your suggestions.

  • Bardon-Chinese Media Agency

    Address
    3F, No. 150, Sec. 2, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Tel
    +886 (2) 2364-4995 ext.17
    Contact
    Annie Chen (annie@bardonchinese.com)

    We are a Chinese rights agency working in both Taiwan and China. We license translation rights for titles from Europe, the USA and Japan in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. We have been in business for more than 25 years and boast a team of twenty-seven people in Taipei and Beijing.


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  • Bernstein Literary Agency

    Address
    40 East 83rd Street, New York, New York 10028
    Tel
    (212) 794-0272
    Contact
    Peter W. Bernstein (peterwbernstein@gmail.com)

    Bernstein Literary Agency is a full-service literary agency representing non-fiction and fiction authors in the United States and around the world. The agency was founded in 2010. Our authors include US Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and John Paul Stevens, Noble Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and many distinguished journalists, academics, writers and artists from around the world. We represent a significant number of Chinese writers and are particularly interested in expanding our list of nonfiction and fiction writers from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong as well as other parts of Asia. A partial listing of the Chinese authors we represent includes: Ai Weiwei, Liao Yiwu (THE CORPSE WALKER, FOR A SONG AND A HUNDRED SONG: A POET’S HOURNEY THROUGH A CHINESE PRISON); Wenguang Huang (THE LITTLE RED GUARD); Yang Jisheng (TOMBSTONE); Yang Xianhui (WOMAN FROM SHANGHAI); Ho Pin and Wen Huang (A DEATH IN THE LUCKY HOLIDAY HOTEL).


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  • Peony Literary Agency

    Address
    Unit, 1601, Malaysia Building, 50 Gloucester Road, Hong Kong
    Contact
    Marysia Juszczakiewicz (marysia@peonyliteraryagency.com)

    Peony Literary Agency, founded by Marysia Juszczakiewicz, is one of the most prolific multi-lingual literary agencies based in Asia with a successful rights business as well as an established Asian agency for author representation. We work with a wide range of high profile clients (http://www.peonyliteraryagency.com/authors.php) as well as represent US, UK and European publishers and agents for sales of complex and simplified Chinese rights (http://www.peonyrights.com/). Our agents come from Asian publishing backgrounds and are multi-lingual, with a wide range of contacts in the publishing industry both in Asia and the West.


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  • The Asia Literary Agency

    Address
    5C, Best View Court, 68 MacDonnell Road, Hong Kong
    Contact
    For more information please contact: (admin@asialiteraryagency.org)

    The Asia Literary Agency was launched in March 2013 and represents Asian authors, experts on Asia and writers living in the region. Founder Kelly Falconer was an editor of fiction and non-fiction books for eleven years prior, mainly in London, latterly in Hong Kong, where the agency is based. Rights are sold to the UK, the USA and to the rest of the world. Our first books published include Tew Bunnag's CURTAIN OF RAIN (River Books and Metropoli d'Asia) and Michael Buckley's MELTDOWN IN TIBET (Palgrave Macmillan). We have a fine roster of books in the pipeline: Tim Fitts's THE SOJU CLUB (Open Books, Korea); Han Yujoo's THE IMPOSSIBLE FAIRY TALE (Graywolf); Hyeonseo Lee's THE GIRL WITH SEVEN NAMES (HarperCollins US/UK, and in 14 other languages by publishers around the world); Leza Lowitz's UP FROM THE SEA (Penguin/RH/Crown Books for Young Readers); Charles Lau's 100-POUND GANGSTER (Typhoon Media/Signal 8 Press); and ko ko thett's poetry collection, THE BURDEN OF BEING BURMESE (Zephyr).


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  • The Grayhawk Agency

    Address
    5F, 109-7, Sec. 3, Xinyi Road, Taipei, Taiwan 10658
    Tel
    +886 (2) 2705-9231
    Contact
    Lynn Lin (info@grayhawk-agency.com)

    The Grayhawk Agency first started representing Chinese language writers in 2009, quickly signing up some of mainland China's most critically and commercially successful authors, such as Zhang Ling, Mai Jia, Chi Zijian, Fan Wen, Lu Min etc. So far, the agency has sold rights to their novels (such as GOLD MOUTAIN BLUES, DECODED, THE LAST QUARTER OF THE MOON and UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE, in over twenty different languages. In 2011, The Grayhawk Agency signed up its first Taiwanese author, Wu Ming-Yi, and has so far sold translation rights for his eco-fantasy novel THE MAN WITH THE COMPOUND EYES to the UK, US and France. This is the first time a Taiwanese author has been represented by an agent internationally. With extensive expertise in both the Chinese and international markets, the agency has established unrivalled links with publishers, agencies and translators and continues to look for exciting books to introduce to a new readership abroad.


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