About Us

Rachel Mills - Director

 

RML was founded in 2019 by Rachel Mills. Rachel previously worked as Literary Agent at Furniss Lawton agency, within the James Grant Talent Group, and before that as Agent and International Business Director for Peters Fraser and Dunlop agency, where she was a member of the Executive Board. Prior to that she worked in publishing at Penguin and Random House. In the 16 years she has worked in the industry, Rachel has secured major publishing deals for a diverse range of authors including Jamie Oliver, Jeanette Winterson, Bear Grylls, Dr Steve Peters, Fearne Cotton, Bosh!, Catherine Gray,  Alice Vincent,  Marianne Power, Twisted, Dr Dani.

 

In 2015 she was awarded The Bookseller Rights Professional of the Year Award and in 2011 was nominated a ‘Rising Star’ by The Bookseller magazine.

Nelle Andrew - Literary Agent

Nelle Andrew joined RML in 2020. She previously worked as an agent at Peters Fraser and Dunlop for eleven years, and prior to that at Macmillan publishers. Nelle represents an array of internationally bestselling and award-winning authors across both fiction and non-fiction. Among those on her list are Sara Collins (winner of the Costa Debut fiction award), Jing-Jing Lee (a longlistee for the Women’s Fiction Prize and Walter Scott prize), Beth Underdown and Cecilia Ekback (HWA Goldsboro Award winners) and six Richard and Judy book club picks such as the bestselling Heidi Perks, Bryony Gordon and Elizabeth Day.

 

Nelle was a Bookseller Rising Star in 2016 and was shortlisted for Agent of the Year in 2018.  Nelle also became a published author in her own right under the name Nelle Davy.  She helped to build the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize for Unpublished Authors into one of the most eminent prizes for unpublished voices, and sat on the original board for The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer’s Award. 

Alexandra Cliff - International Business Director

Alexandra joined RML in 2019 from Peters Fraser and Dunlop where she managed an International Rights team of five agents and was a member of the Executive Board. Alexandra works with publishers in over forty countries, regularly travelling the world to ensure our clients' books reach the biggest global audience. 

 

Alexandra has been a fellow of the Guadalajara and Turin international fellowship programmes. She was awarded the Bookseller Rising Star award in 2014. 

 

RML represents the clients of  Gleam Titles and 42 Management and Production for their translation rights, thus Alexandra's client list includes SK Tremayne, Alexandra Shulman, Dr Soph and Emma Gannon alongside all RML's clients. 

Charlotte Bowerman - Literary Assistant

Charlotte joined RML in 2019. She gained a Distinction in her MA in Publishing from University College London, after achieving a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Combined BA Hons English Language and Communication with International Relations. 

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