Jonny Geller


Aside from his day job as an agent, Jonny is also Joint CEO of Curtis Brown and Managing Director of the books division. After working as an actor in early 1990s, he turned to book agenting and joined Curtis Brown as an assistant before becoming an agent in 1995.

Jonny represents a fantastic range of writers spanning 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 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).

You can follow Jonny on Twitter: He is assisted by Kirsten Foster

Read recent articles by Jonny in The Guardian

Read about Jonny in The Bookseller

Read an interview with Jonny in The Ham & High

Jonny discusses the impact of the digital revolution on the book industry on BBC Radio 4, and on The Guardian's Books Podcast page.