About Langtons International Agency
Langtons International Agency is a successful boutique literary agency specializing in non-fiction; memoir, true crime, business books, narrative non-fiction and dogs. Well written literary and commercial fiction, including mystery and thrillers, women's fiction, young adult, and film scripts.
Run by Linda Langton, Langtons International Agency is attracting to its list many notable best selling and award-winning clients, including Dan Rottenberg, Yossi Melman, John Gerassi (J.P. Sartre's official biographer), Lawrence Kaplan, Patricia Smiley and most recently Bruce Cook who's book, Trumbo, will be released as a movie starring Hellen Mirren and Brian Cranston in November 2015. She has most recently been involved in book-to-film and film-to-book. She is also a fully comprehensive publishing consultant.
Linda Langton takes a personal interest in working together with her clients and the publishing world in general. Prior to developing Langtons International Agency, Linda was a founding director and publisher of the multi-award winning, international greeting card and calendar companyThe Ink Group. The Ink Group had offices in UK, Australia, New Zealand and the United States, and was sold in 2000. With a personnel base of 300 people and a turnover of $50 million, it became one of the largest greeting card and calendar companies in the world.
As publisher for the company Ms Langton was responsible for the creative development and product base of the company, negotiating licenses world-wide, winning contracts with such well known artists and licensors as Gary Larson (The Far Side), Star Wars, Sports Illustrated, the 2000 Sydney Olympics, National Geographic, and The Tate Gallery.
The company won many awards, including two Juan Samaranch Awards for excellence in quality and design for its publication of calendars, greeting cards and posters for the 2000 Olympics and a number of Calendar Association of the USA Awards for Excellence in Design in the years 1994-2000.
Ms Langton, a native of Manchester, England, was educated at Elizabeth Gaskell College in Manchester and The London School of Economics. Amongst her many personal citations Ms. Langton was inducted into the Business Women Hall of Fame in 1999, the New South Wales Business Woman of the Year Award in Australia, was nominated Australian Business Woman of the Year. She is also a member of The International Women's Forum.
With over twenty-five years experience in the industry Ms Langton brings to Langtons International Agency her extensive business acumen and international experience, her creative, publishing and marketing skills, and her talents to know what is hot and what is not.
Member of the International Women's Forum
Member of Women's Forum New York
Member of Forum UK
Lifelong Member of Chief of Enterprise Women of Australia
Business Women Hall of Fame (inductee)