Behind the Book | Jennie Poh

04 December 2019

This month, we’re going behind the book of The Pirate Tree illustrated by Bright artist Jennie Poh, written by Brigita Orel and published by Lantana, an award-winning children’s book publisher of BAME authors and illustrators.

Introducing: Rachael Presky

14 November 2019

Rachael Presky is a freelance Illustrator living just outside of London, UK. Rachael originally studied for a degree in Biomedical Sciences but completed a Masters in Graphic Design in 2017.

Agents Talk: Bright Educational

04 November 2019

One of our biggest challenges and opportunities is influencing the notion of what Educational artwork should look like. It’s true that to meet specific learning outcomes, briefs can be precise, but outside of this, there is room to experiment. This can lead to the emergence of a new style or finding a way to make an artists’ working process more efficient to convey a message or meet deadlines!

Introducing: Hannah Clair

31 October 2019

Hannah Clair was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but grew up on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey in North Wales, and elements of her scenic upbringing are often seen in her work. Hannah studied Illustration with Animation at the Manchester School of Art.

Discussion | AOI Events with Jack Oliver Coles and Rhiannon Parnis

23 October 2019

Here at Bright, we love to work closely with organisations like the Association of Illustrators. Not only do we get to go to fun events and meet lots of wonderful illustration folk, we also find amazing new talent through the AOI. Senior Agent Lucie Luddington first met illustrators Jack Oliver Coles and Rhiannon Parnis at an AOI event, and later they joined the Bright family. Here we ask the artist what the AOI means to them.

New Bright Books for Winter

22 October 2019

There’s a strong focus on the environment in both non-fiction and fiction, with Aaron Cushley’s Poems for a Blue Green Planet, Our Planet illustrated by Richard Jones with an introduction by Sir David Attenborough, and Zoe Persico’s Greta and the Giants.

Bright is hiring! Associate Agent - Maternity Cover

22 October 2019

We are now looking to hire an Associate Agent to join the Children’s Team. This role is for Maternity Cover and is a Fixed Term Contract. Details of the role and how to apply are below, and if you or someone you know might be right for the role, please do get in touch!

Christmas in a Book | Abrams Noterie

16 October 2019

With only 10 weeks to Christmas, here’s a gorgeous gift to usher in the festive season. In this outside-the-box gift book project, Bright partnered with gift and stationary imprint Abrams Noterie to create a Christmas book that would double as decoration.

Bright's Oktoberfest - Bringing Frankfurt to London

15 October 2019

Last week we hosted our very first Oktoberfest where we brought the spirit of Frankfurt Book Fair to London. We gathered industry friends together in the Bright Emporium to eat pretzels, drink beer and look at some of our artists’ new portfolio sheets. Take a look at the highlights below!

Insight: A Surprise Mother-Daughter Relationship at Bright

14 October 2019

Here at The Bright Agency we love to support artists of all generations. From the notably experienced to the uni-fresh, we have always been proud of the diverse age range of our illustrators. That is why we were absolutely delighted to discover that we have a mother and daughter on our books!

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