Heather Holden-Brown

I have been working with cookery, food and drink authors since I joined BBC Books in 1997. I started my own agency HHB Agency Ltd in 2005 and my co-agent Elly James and I represent many talented writers and presenters in the food world, including Darina Allen, Anjum Anand, Ren Behan, Silla Bjerrum, Emily Dobbs, Hattie Ellis, Eleanor Ford, Peter Gordon, Sophie Grigson, Rohit Ghai, Mary Gwynn, Trine Hahnemann, Andy Harris, Henrietta Knight, Julie Jones, Joudie Kalla, Julie Kleeman, Tess Lister (Shipton Mill), Jane Lovett, Saliha Mahmood Ahmed, Helen McGinn, Hannah Miles, Orlando Murrin, Norman Musa, Kylee Newton, Stevie Parle, Pip Payne, Sarah Randell, Emily Scott, Rosemary Shrager, Emma Spitzer, Zita Steyn and the late and much-loved Clarissa Dickson Wright. Our full author list is on @hhbagency.com As a publisher, I have worked in the past with Ken Hom, Rick Stein, Antonio Carluccio, Mary Berry, Gennaro Contaldo, Clare Gordon-Smith, Brian Turner, Antony Worrall Thompson, Sue Lawrence and Paul and Jeanne Rankin. Many of the above are members of the Guild of Food Writers and are prize-winners in their fields through the Guild, Andre Simon, Fortnum & Mason and OFM awards.

Special subjects

Home cooking from all parts of the world in particular, chefs and cookery writers. New food and drink authors with an original voice and an individual idea. Food history, heritage, memoir, food stories.

Languages spoken

French, not fluent. Little Italian.

Advisory boards / Awards

-Judge of the Andre Simon Food awards 2003. -100 RECIPES IN NO TIME AT ALL, 1994 - produced with Challenge Anneka (Rice) BBC1 on behalf of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. -COOKS FOR KOSOVO, 1999. On behalf of the Kosovo Crisis Appeal,

Commercial interests

HHB Agency Ltd only

Heather Holden-Brown