Literary Agency

Visit our Projects page for an overview of the most recent projects from our authors, covering a wide range of genres from literary fiction to history, from thrillers to art...



The Marianne Schönbach Literary Agency represents Dutch and Flemish authors covering a wide range of genres: from children's books, literary fiction, history, politics and current affairs to mindfulness, cookbooks, thrillers, self-help, women's fiction, popular psychology and popular science. Many of our authors have been sold to various territories worldwide.


Marianne Schönbach Literary Agency is one of the Netherlands' most established and internationally well-known literary agencies. We represent translation rights in the Netherlands and the Nordic territories for clients from European countries, the US, Canada, Australia, Israel, Turkey, and China.

Rights guides

For the Frankfurt & London Book Fairs

Our most recent rights guides for the Frankfurter Buchmesse and the London Book Fair.


For the representation of our Dutch authors we work with several co-agents around the world. For territories not stated below, please contact us via for further information.