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 most established and internationally well-known literary agencies in the Dutch and Flemish language areas. We represent translation rights for a diverse range of clients from European countries, the US, Canada, Australia, Israel, Turkey and China in the Netherlands and the Nordic territories.

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.