About Us

Founded in 1899 by Albert Curtis Brown, the company has a long and distinguished history as a world-renowned literary agency representing many famous writers, including Margaret Atwood, Daphne du Maurier, John le Carré and A. A. Milne.

Today, Curtis Brown is also home to many other industry-leading divisions including a global Talent agency (representing actors, presenters, comedians, performers and below the line talent), and a prestigious Theatre, Film and Television department (representing leading screen writers, directors, producers, playwrights, and writer-performers).

In 2016 The Curtis Brown Group was formed and is now home to over 220 members of staff and a vibrant ecosystem of companies that span the arts and culture sector. The Curtis Brown Group includes boutique literary agencies C&W (formerly Conville & Walsh) and Ed Victor Ltd, our in-house writing school Curtis Brown Creative, talent agencies Tavistock Wood and Markham Froggatt & Irwin and production companies Cuba Pictures and Open Book Productions.

Jonny Geller is CEO of The Curtis Brown Group.







ICM Partners

  • ICM Partners is a leading talent and literary agency based in New York and Los Angeles. Curtis Brown sells translation rights for ICM clients and acts as their co-agents in the UK.