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Jonny
Geller

​Jonny Geller joined Curtis Brown in 1993 as an assistant after a short career as an actor. He became a literary agent in 1995 after discovering a novel on the unsolicited pile which went on to sell rights around the world. After taking part in a Management Buyout in 2001, he became CEO of the Agency in 2012 and is now CEO of The Curtis Brown Group, the parent company of Curtis Brown agency, C&W, Ed Victor Ltd, Curtis Brown Creative (CBC), Tavistock Wood, Markham Froggatt and Irwin, Cuba Productions and Chair of CBC.

Jonny represents a wide range of globally significant writers. Novelists, memoirists, Journalists, former Prime Ministers, thought leaders, business people, actors, musicians and screenwriters.

Jonny has previously been awarded Literary Agent of the Year and has been listed on The Bookseller’s 150 every year since its inception. He has also been named one of GQ's 100 Most Connected Men in Britain and the Evening Standard’s 1000 Most Influential People in London. A regular speaker at conferences and events, Jonny hosted a Tedx Talk in 2016 on ‘What Makes a Bestseller’.

He is the author of one book, Yes, But is it Good for the Jews? published by Penguin (2006), and produced a book to raise funds after the 2004 Tsunami entitled New Beginnings (Bloomsbury).

Jonny’s works alongside his Associate Agent Viola Hayden and is assisted by Ciara Finan.

For submission, please send your work, a synopsis and a biographical note to gellerofficesubmissions@curtisbrown.co.uk

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