BiographyJuliet Pickering studied English Literature at university before working for Waterstones as a fiction buyer. She joined A P Watt in 2003, working up from combing the slush pile, franking mail and scanning royalty statements, to becoming an Associate Agent in 2007 (when she continued to comb the slush pile, frank the mail and scan royalty statements).
Juliet joined Blake Friedmann in 2013 and her list includes Costa, Commonwealth, Orwell Prize, Sky Arts and Guardian First Book shortlisted authors. Her interests range from literary and well-written commercial fiction to mystery, crime and thrillers. She also represents many non-fiction writers across the board, including memoir, pop culture, social history, feminist and political commentary, cookery and food writing, and all sorts inbetween.
Juliet regularly visits literary festivals, courses and events, and enjoys giving talks and holding workshops for new writers.