Andrea Levy is a Londoner. She not only lives and works in the city she loves but has used London as the setting in many of her novels. She has been a recipient of an Arts Council Award and her second novel Never Far from Nowhere was long listed for the Orange Prize. Small Island was the winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Whitbread Novel Award, the Orange Best of the Best, and the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize. Besides novels she has also written short stories that have been read on radio, published in newspapers and anthologised. She has been a judge for the Orange Prize for Fiction, Orange Futures and the Saga Prize.
Andrea’s Six Stories and an Essay is available now through Tinder Press and in paperback in May 2015.
Her last novel The Long Song was shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2010 and won the Walter Scott prize for historical fiction. The television rights are optioned to Heyday Films/BBC TV and the stage rights to Chichester Festival Theatre. Andrea has written her first screenplay – The Adventures of Mrs Seacole.
We represent the film, television and stage rights to Andrea’s work. Her published work is represented by David Grossman Associates.
Andrea Levy is represented by Rochelle Stevens