Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper

Please upload: cover letter, synopsis and first chapter
Looking for: all children’s fiction for ages 7-18 years old, including middle grade and YA
Not interested in: adult fiction and non-fiction, picture books

Imogen Cooper, previously Editorial Director at The Chicken House and a Branford Boase Award winner, started the Golden Egg Academy at her kitchen table in 2014 whilst working part time for Barry Cunningham. In 2015 GEA became her main focus and since then she and her academy have helped many children’s writers achieve their dream of being published. Since founding the Golden Egg Academy, she has helped over fifty children’s writers gain publishing contracts, with many more gaining agents. Her high profile team includes: Tilda Johnson, previously Senior Commissioning Editor, Hot Key Books; Hannah Featherstone, Editor, Guppy Books; Penny Thomas, Publisher, Firefly Books; Kathy Webb, previously Commissioning Editor OUP; Jane Harris, Associate Publisher, Stripes Publishing and Maurice Lyon, previously Editorial Director, Frances Lincoln.