Editor's Profile

Nathan Bransford


Nathan Bransford is a former literary agent at Curtis Brown Ltd. and is the author of the Jacob Wonderbar series and How to Write a Novel, which bestselling author Ransom Riggs called “The best how-to-write-a-novel book I've read."

At Curtis Brown Ltd., Nathan represented a wide range of authors and literary estates, including Barry Gifford, Lisa Brackmann, Jennifer Hubbard, and the estates of Winston Churchill, Lawrence Durrell, Gerald Durrell, and John Godey.

Books he's edited for clients include Rock Paper Tiger by Lisa Brackmann, the first installment in the New York Times bestselling Ellie McEnroe series and one of Amazon’s Top 100 novels of 2010, Try Not to Breathe by Jennifer Hubbard, which received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus, and Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older, a New York Times Notable Book of 2015.

Nathan's writing blog has consistently been named one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writers Digest. He's dedicated to helping authors write what they love, navigate the publishing process, and successfully market their books.

His select booklist can be found below.