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
John le Carré’s memoir to be published in September 2016
Donald McRae longlisted for the William Hill Award
Fourteen Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh titles included in WH Smith’s Best Paperbacks of All Time
Jonny Geller, David Nicholls and Emma Healey among Evening Standard's 1000 Most Influential People
Bond returns in Anthony Horowitz's Trigger Mortis
Jonny Geller on the Digital Revolution of the Book Industry
Very proud to announce the publication plans for John le Carre's memoir, coming next year. http://t.co/iAenmypd7a http://t.co/trPqAsYVHi
Gabriel Garcia Marquez on how writing is carpentry. #writing #ThoughtForTheDay http://t.co/NSa4YBE8ni
The Martian movie is as good as the book. Novel, I should say, as some think it was based on a true story. http://t.co/46e6sKadY5