Jo Unwin

Jo Unwin set up the Jo Unwin Literary Agency in 2013, and represents authors such as Jenny Colgan, Richard Ayoade, Candice Carty-Williams, Charlie Brooker, Nina Stibbe, Cathy Rentzenbrink and Kit de Waal. Prior to becoming an agent, she had a career as an actress and television script writer (writing credits include Byker Grove and My Parents are Aliens). Her move into publishing started with a stint as a book scout for Aardman animated features, moving on to become a bookseller, and finally becoming an agent in 2008.