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
Summer Reads 2015
Natalie Livingstone's The Mistresses of Cliveden is No.2 Sunday Times bestseller
John le Carré appears in David Farr's adaptation of The Night Manager
Marian Keyes, David Nicholls, Clare Mackintosh and Freya North all Sunday Times Bestsellers
Anthony Horowitz reveals new Bond novel title as Trigger Mortis
Jonny Geller on the Digital Revolution of the Book Industry
Happy birthday to the marvellous Howard Jacobson. Here's a moment of his eloquence on art and its magic. http://t.co/8peXRsAalw
How wonderful - the workings of a genius - Bob Dylan's draft of A Hard Rain via @Sothebys http://t.co/79Plc92gIN
William Boyd's A Good Man in Africa & Patricia Highsmith's Strangers on a Train are great 1st novels to inspire on structure, voice & plot.