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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.


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