Book industry veteran, Annette Crossland, and digital pioneer and successful international financier Clem Chambers share a multi-channel vision to reimagine what a literary agency can do.




Annette Crossland and Clem Chambers

In a career spanning more than 40 years, Annette Crossland has worked in high-profile positions in some of the UK and USA’s most successful publishing companies. Her interest in crime and thriller fiction is both a career and a hobby.  She has worked with some of the top bestselling authors in the world, touring overseas with Frances Fyfield, Elizabeth George, and Dennis Lehane, amongst others. Her legendary enthusiasm for books has meant working closely with many editors in her publishing career to acquire new and exciting talents.  She has been a literary agent since 2014, and rebranded her agency in March 2019 as A for Authors Agency Ltd. in partnership with international financier Clem Chambers.

Director Clem Chambers, renowned financial journalist and author of the Jim Evans thrillers, Clem is known to millions. Regularly providing expert business analysis on global TV networks and through his columns, Clem has become one of the world’s favourite financial gurus.

Annette and Clem are joined by four fantastic team members who bring more invaluable experience and expertise to the A for Authors agency.