Imogen is a Brighton-based Artist Agent at Astound US Inc., working with publishers across the UK, Europe, and Australia. She is always interested in learning about new titles and loves match-matching between artists and publishers to create best-selling books. Imogen manages a great list of successful titles, like the popular Usborne Lift-The-Flap series with the talented Marta Alvarez, while providing tailored 1-1 portfolio development for our ever-growing roster of astounding artists. Imogen’s background in arts and design is grounded in professional and academic experience. She graduated from King’s College London with a BA in English, shortly followed by an MA in Art History and Curating from University of Sussex. Since then, she has worked in a variety of creative roles as a publishing editor and has worked closely with archival and museum collections in London. Today Imogen combines her love of art and publishing as an Artist Agent with a particular interest in gift/ picture books and non-fiction picture books. She loves any story with beautiful illustrations, diverse characters and an empowering message.
Key clients include: Usborne, HarperCollins, Michael O Mara, Wayland Hachette/ Franklin Watts and Walker.