Writing.ieDominic Perrem has worked in publishing for 12 years, including 3 years as Head of Rights at Phaidon Press in London. Prior to setting up The Rights Bureau he ran his own international packaging business and worked as a sales and editorial consultant for publishers in the UK and Ireland. The majority of his experience is in international rights sales, working with worldwide publishers from North America to Europe and Asia.

Writing.ieVanessa Fox O’Loughlin is Ireland’s leading literary scout,  the founder of The Inkwell Group publishing consultancy and the founder of one of Europe’s most popular writing websites Writing.ie.

Vanessa writes crime as bestselling author Sam Blake. The first of her Cat Connolly thriller trilogy LITTLE BONES  was published in May 2016 and hit the bestseller list,  spending 8 weeks in the Top 10 with 4 weeks at No. 1.

The Rights Bureau represents  publishers and authors in the sale of international rights across a broad spectrum of books. We specialise in non fiction and currently represent a range of authors whose details can be found on our home page.

We also represent Publishers:

  • Borgerhoff Lamberigts (Belgium)
  • Mercier Press
  • Little Island Books
  • The Collins Press
  • The History Press
  • The Royal Irish Academy
  • The Irish Academic Press

If you are an international publisher enquiring about rights we’d love to talk to you – our clients have a huge range of books available in both front and backlist. Email dominic@therightsbureau.ie.

The Rights Bureau represents authors primarily writing non fiction. 

If you are an author seeking representation please send us your proposal for your NON FICTION project including the following information:

  • Overview of the project including details of similar books in the market place and what makes yours different
  • Your biography – show us why you are the perfect author for this book
  • Proposed contents – chapter by chapter (we only need a few lines on the contents of each one)
  • The first three chapters of your book
  • Your contact details including your current email address and phone number

Send your submission in hard copy to:

Dominic Perrem, The Rights Bureau, The Old Post Office, Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow.

We will do our best to respond withing 4 weeks, but if you haven’t heard from us within this time, do email dominic@therightsbureau.ie to check we received your submission!

If you are looking for feedback on a fiction manuscript for adults or children, check out www.inkwellwriters.ie, our sister company.

You will also find lots of information on writing, and getting published at Ireland’s national writing resources website www.writing.ie