Jonny Geller is Joint CEO of Curtis Brown and Managing Director of the books division.
After working as an actor in early 1990s, Jonny turned to book agenting and joined Curtis Brown as an assistant before becoming an agent in 1995.
Jonny represents a wide range of writers, from authors of first class literary fiction to best-selling thriller writers, from ground-breaking journalists to public figures and business people, from comedians and actors to the very best writers in the field of women's commercial fiction.
Jonny was shortlisted for the British Inspiration Awards in 2011, and was shortlisted for the Literary Agent of the Year Award three times before winning the award in 2012. He has consistently been included in the Evening Standard’s 1000 Most Influential People in London list. He was named amongst Britain's most influential 500 people by Debrett's 500 in association with the Sunday Times in 2015 and in the same year as one of GQ's 100 Most Connected Men in Britain.
He is the author of one book, Yes, But is it Good for the Jews? which was published by Penguin (2006), and produced a book to raise funds after the 2004 Tsunami entitled New Beginnings (Bloomsbury).
Jonny is assisted by Catherine Cho
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-My editor said my novel was ambitious! - did she say "epic" too? -yes! -"original?" - yes.. - we need a new publisher #agentconversations
- I see x got a big advance for his new book. - yes -fully deserved. - oh yes. Silence (Agent breaks pencil). #conversationswiththisagent
John le Carré and Daphne du Maurier featured in a WHSmith campaign to find The Nation’s Favourite Book
Linda Grant Shortlisted for 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction
Gary Younge wins the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize
Gary Younge longlisted for The Orwell Prize for Books 2017
The Grand Tour to publish two books with HarperCollins