Since 2004 he has run the John Jarrold Literary Agency, which specialises entirely in SF, Fantasy and Horror. He has around forty clients – and has turned down over 9,000 submissions to the agency. The agency had over 50 books released by major publishers in the UK and US in 2013 alone, many others in translation across the world. It has also clinched multi-book deals for over 20 debut novelists. Four of his clients won major awards in 2013, including the Arthur C Clarke Award and the British SF Association Award for Short Fiction
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