Lucy Irvine is an Associate Agent, working with Silvia Molteni on PFD’s children’s list. After graduating from University College London with an MA in Issues in Modern Culture in 2017, she interned at Agora Books, PFD’s publishing arm, before becoming assistant to CEO Caroline Michel. She began her new role in June 2019.
She is actively building her own list, and looking particularly for commercial Middle Grade and YA – both fiction and non-fiction – along with picture books, illustrated fiction for younger readers, and graphic novels.
She is drawn to narratives driven by world building; quick-paced, addictive, and adventurous, with returnable series potential. She love stories set in worlds that pull you in and stay with you long after you’ve finished reading. She's particularly keen on fantasy, sci-fi, and speculative fiction, and in these genres will read submissions aimed at all ages.