Lisa Eveleigh read English literature at the University of Durham and an MA in Biography from UEA. Shebegan her media career at the BBC where she was a researcher. Meeting authors and their publicists, she realised that most successful writers had agents. She then set about becoming one…
After 10 years at A P Watt, the oldest literary agency in the world, where she was a Director, she set up her own agency, and following a career sabbatical in Glasgow came back to London and founded Richford Becklow.
The agency is named after the street she lived in before she moved to Glasgow, and the road she lived in when she moved back, signifying a new beginning to her agency career. She is particularly interested in historical fiction which she reads for pleasure as well as professionally.