Our People

Find out more about our agents here at LBA - their backgrounds, specialisms and what they're looking for in a manuscript
Luigi Bonomi

Luigi Bonomi

Agent

I read English Literature at University College London and at Dartmouth College in the USA. After working as a bookseller, in 1986 I joined the publishers Macdonald Futura as a children's book editor.
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Amanda Preston

Agent

I read English Literature and Latin at Manchester University. I have been an agent for over 20 years and in 2005 I set up LBA with Luigi and I’m a director of the company. In 2018, I won the RNA Literary Agent of the Year award.
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Louise Lamont

Louise Lamont

Agent

I read many books for my English Literature degree at the University of Cambridge, and many more for my MA in Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. I became a literary agent so that I'd never run out of things to read.
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Alison Bonomi

Editorial

I studied English Literature as an undergraduate at the University of Edinburgh, where I won the Saintsbury Prize, then did an MA in English and American Fiction at the University of York. After graduating, I trained as a copy editor at Mills & Boon.
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Hannah Schofield

Assistant/Editorial

I joined LBA in late 2018 after three internships, two literature degrees, and one year with a literary scout. I assist the agents and provide editorial work for our clients.
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