Profile

Ed Victor

Job TitleFounder and Literary Agent

Company NameEd Victor Literary Agency

About

Ed Victor is an internationally renowned literary agent.

Born in New York, he has been living in London for the past 50 years. He was educated at Dartmouth College in America, then did a M.Litt degree at Cambridge University before starting in publishing. He worked for Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Jonathan Cape and Alfred A. Knopf before establishing his own literary agency in 1976. His clients include:

Jack Higgins

Frederick Forsyth

John Banville

Andrew Marr

Nigella Lawson

Mel Brooks

Candice Bergen

Tina Brown

Pete Townshend

Eric Clapton

Keith Richards

He also represents the estates of Douglas Adams, Iris Murdoch, Raymond Chandler, Irving Wallace and Stephen Spender.

He is on the Board of Trustees of the Hay Literary Festival.

He was one of the original founding directors of The Groucho Club in London and served for many years as Vice Chairman of the Almeida Theatre.

He has just started Ed Victor Speakers Bureau to work alongside his literary agency.


Stay connected with us

facebook twitter youtube linkedin flickr email

Highlights from the LBF Library

  • Snapshot of the Week

    Following the great and magnificent rebirth of Foyles in Charing Cross Road which received so much coverage – it was packed on Saturday, incidentally, with its ‘market square’ central atrium seeing people using the seats, meeting friends, reading books, just as the...

  • 5 minutes with...Jane Tappuni

    As EVP of Business Development at Publishing Technology, Jane Tappuni heads up new business development across the organization. With 20 years of experience in the industry, she is responsible for generating sales globally and working between sales...

  • Snapshot of the Week

    A nice quote from a Brazilian this week.  “When the Earth moves under one’s feet, it is very difficult to see clearly what stays solid and what is going to be ‘swallowed’ in this new era….”  But this wasn’t a footballer talking about that result, it was...

We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.