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Wise, Gordon Scott Frank free

Born Birmingham 11 July 1968; s of Gordon Wise and Marjory Wise (née Wright); partner, 1994, civil partnership, 2006, m 2015, Michael McCoy

Senior Literary Agent, Curtis Brown Group Ltd, since 2005; President, Association of Authors’ Agents, 2016–Jan. 2018

Education

Christ’s Hosp. Sch.; Edinburgh Univ. (MA Hons Hist. with English 1991); Univ. of Pennsylvania

Career

Ed., Kodansha America, Inc., 1991–94; Sen. Ed., Boxtree Ltd, 1994–96; Editl Dir and Publisher, Pan Macmillan, 1996–2003; Publishing Dir, John Murray (Publishers) Ltd/Hodder Headline, 2003–05. Jerusalem Book Fair Fellow, 2017. Member: Bd, Churchill Alliance, 2013–15; Bd, Alliance for Intellectual Property, 2014–18; Adv. Bd, London Book Fair, 2016–. Literary executor, estate of Mary Renault. Mem., Twentieth Century Soc. Literary Agent of Year, Booksellers Industry Awards, 2015

Recreations

architecture and design, theatre and the performing arts, appreciation of Frinton-on-Sea

Address

c/o Curtis Brown, 5th Floor, Haymarket House, 28 Haymarket SW1Y 4SP

Clubs

Ivy, Soho House