Joyce Literary

Rights Agency

Joyce Literary is run by Andrea Joyce. As well as being Rights Director for Jenny Brown Associates, she handles international rights for a number of independent publishers.


Duckworth Books North American Rights
Jenny Brown Associates Rights Director
Luath Press International Rights
Muswell Press International Rights
Notting Hill Editions Translation Rights
Polaris Publishing International Rights
Scotland Street Press International Rights



Andrea Joyce started the Joyce Literary Rights Agency in Edinburgh in 2020.

With over 20 years of international experience in publishing, before starting Joyce Literary she was Rights Manager for Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York), Senior Rights Manager for Harper Collins, Rights Director for Canongate Books and Rights Agent at Curtis Brown. She has been named Rights Professional of the Year at the British Book Awards and was shortlisted twice.

For her clients she handles translation and North American rights submissions and sales, working with scouts, sub agents and direct with editors. She can be involved at acquisition stage, and can advise on rights guides, attend bookfairs, pitch and submit titles, handle negotiations, draft and advise on contracts.