Hayley Steed

Literary Agent;
Book to Screen Agent

Hayley is a Literary Agent and Book to Screen Agent, actively building a list of fiction and non-fiction, and focusing on film and TV adaptation and scripts written by existing clients. She was named a Rising Star in The Bookseller in 2019.

After graduating from Loughborough University with a First Class Honours in English she worked at five of the top UK literary agencies before an esteemed PR agency, where she was shortlisted for a PPC Award for her work promoting bestselling authors. She is also a long-suffering West Ham fan and season ticket holder, spending most of her time watching sport, reading, or at the cinema.

Actively looking for: commercial fiction across all genres including contemporary women’s fiction; uplifting love stories; high concept novels; grounded sci-fi; speculative fiction; gothic novels; horror; feminist reads; magical realism; tense crime and thrillers; cross-genre books; true crime and compelling memoirs, non-fiction focused on sport and female voices.