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Welcome Existing Clients, and New Friends!





Gilbert Literary Agency

Subsidiary of Hawkspurr Productions                                 

Founded & Registered by New Zealand Books in Print Since 1990


The latter part of 2010, seeing the culmination of 2011, and 2012, we are now entering the 2nd and 3rd quarter of yet another busy and fruitful year 2013.   Our Agency is continuing to  experience a phenomenal influx of talented and interesting authors from all walks of life, every corner of the globe, and all manner of professions.  All of whom deserve to be noted and listed. We shall endeavor to place all our clients with suitable publishers    in an industry which has evolved into an enormously challenging and competitive market.   However, we feel confident that all our clients shall indeed see publication with genuine and traditional publishing firms over the ensuing months.

Undoubtedly, the literary industry in general is continually experiencing a kind of predictable revolutionary process as to how books are being published in the immediate and the future of tomorrow.  There are more writers and aspiring innovative authors than ever before since the advent of and constantly developing technological advances of the Internet capable sciences.  New standards are being set and which need to be met by our simply embracing and adapting to new ways as to how the literary and other industries operate and function. We are now able to manage our personal and corporate communications with optimum speed, applications and functionality as our fingertips.  We are able to execute our marketing and promotions campaigns on many levels to meet consumer demand, and deliver  our various industry related projects to the world with the most proficient effectiveness and intelligent strategies.

The following novels we’ve have had the pleasure of reviewing and assessing are proving to be of a remarkably high standard and quality.  Above all they shine and project a multitude of imaginations and variation of thought; and each contains the very essence of what makes up the composite uniqueness and highly individual talents of  their respective creators. Over the upcoming  weeks and months we shall be adding more titles to the listings below, and time permitting every project will be accompanied by a condensed synopsis.  We would like to make their presence visible, and available to some of our most suitable publishing firms in the hope that every  project created by our authors,  will be assessed and reviewed on their own merits.    All  authors and publishing firms listed on this page  are contracted to the Gilbert Literary Agency.

Marketing and Promotions

We offer representation of quality literary works to Publishers with a global reach, and we hope to be able to serve our aspiring authors well by helping them in becoming published authors, and may they all with their special talents, infuse some ‘new blood’ into the global publishing industry. “Just remember…It takes longer to write a book than it takes for it to be read.” We believe there is always room for more writers with colorful and unique writing styles and techniques, who will be able to offer a wider choice of compelling and innovative ideas and stories to enamor and fascinate our global readership.

Our Available Services

To all who may care to make use of them, and who would like to be able to enjoy the benefits of our expertise.   We charge no fees upfront for any of our comprehensive editorial services during representation, or whilst we do our very best for you to sell your work to suitable publishers.  We specialize in different fields and all genres in both Fiction and Non-Fiction categories. We assess all works of fiction including Children’s, Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, and Crime, Literary Fiction, General Fiction, Women’s Popular Fiction, Gay and Lesbian, Sci-Fi Fantasy/Horror, Sci-Fi Adult/Fantasy/Thriller, and non-fiction i.e. Autobiography, Life Story, Biographical, bibliographical,  Short Story Collections as in (comprising of 5 – 10 stories totaling around 85,000 or more words), Scientific, political, religious, spiritual, supernatural, theological genres, culinary, travel and  photographic works/project.  We are also branching out more strongly into representation for graphic novels, which is now experiencing a strong revival in popularity by Film Producers in Hollywood


We offer proofreading and line editing services, in-depth manuscript assessments covering areas such as characterization, plot, settings, dialogue and style with a focus to working with Authors who may be in need of this service. This objective analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of manuscripts will hopefully be able to assist in improving work.  We  provide authors with constructive comment on the strengths and weaknesses of their work. In particular we offer novelists our professional screenplay adaptation services (Our specialty) where these may be sought after.  Although we are a New Zealand based company, and have a representative agent residing in Australasia,  we welcome all submissions from all quarters, however our main focus being on international publishers and global distribution.

Film Production and Animation

We promote and offer representation for projects/works deemed suitable material for Film production, Live Animation/animation on behalf of our clients to our contacts in Los Angeles and Film Productions Auctions in the UK, where your intellectual property may be presented for evaluation by various Film/Publishers at scheduled industry Auction venues.

Note:   Emailed manuscript submissions are preferred, but we also accept CD form.  The bulk of our clientele is comprised of international authors from the U.S.A., Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Brazil, Western European countries, Asian and Middle Eastern continents,  Australia and New Zealand in that order.  When you submit your work to us please ensure that your personal contact details are included (i.e. forwarding address, date of birth, home/work/ telephone/ Cell numbers.

Our Targets

On the main we target the services of offshore Publishers for our clients, availing us to more varied services and enabling a far wider reach of readership. Some of our promising, yet unpublished aspiring authors will be able to infuse their own unique stamp on the industry, by offering a wealth of diverse talents in order to satisfy a multiple of genres that are being sought by an ever-growing and more discerning readership audience around the globe.   We are pleased to be in a position to offer opportunities to writers and previously published authors as well, who have not been able to find satisfaction elsewhere. We are  pleased to announce that we shall be reviewing numerous exciting new works over the coming months of 2012, created by our many talented authors.

Please feel free to check out our Manuscript Submissions Requirements here!

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Emerantia’s Quotable Quotes:  “Planting the Forests of Our Imagination…Becomes the Seeds of Our Inspiration!”
Copyright ©2006Emerantia Parnall-Gilbert


Administration: Emerantia A. Parnall-Gilbert, Owner, Acting CEO.,
J. N. C. Parnall-Gilbert, M. F. Parnall-Gilbert, M.E. Parnall-Gilbert
General Management: Kim Wainscott and Staff
Illustrative Art/Photography: John Gilbert

General: GeneralEnquiries@gilbertliteraryagency.com
Submissions:  hawkspurrproductions@gmail.com
Submissions:  acquisitions@gilbertliteraryagency.com
Manuscript Submissions Guidelines Requirements


Submissions/Editorial Team Co-Ordinator:
Brenda Baker
Submissions/Editorial Team:
Kim Wainscott
Maria Cameron
Diane Flockton
Alison Dormaar
Christina Matson

Webblog:  http://seizelifesprojects2009.blogspot.com
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Author Promotions Webpage: http://www.gilbertliteraryagencyauthors.com

Founded and Registered By New Zealand Books in Print Since 1990
We are Registered Members of:International Literary Market PLace;  WriterMarket.com; Writerswrite.com

Thank you for visiting…

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