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The greatest stories begin with a whisper…


Whispering Buffalo is an independent literary and media agency with its hooves poised on the pulse of popular culture.  

Championing emerging talent, Whispering Buffalo carries the literary voices of tomorrow to the widest international platform.

About Us


Founder and Managing Director of WB Mariam Keen is committed to providing a high level of personal representation in all media. 

WB represents a growing stable of storytellers including individuals with a high media profile in a  variety of  fields.


Mariam graduated from King’s College London and prior to launching the agency worked with Darley Anderson and Ali Gunn.  

Please note it is agency policy not to publish client list.

About us

Submission Guidelines

The agency only accepts submissions via email.


Submissions should be marked for the attention of the Submissions Department and sent to 


For fiction please send a brief biography, one page synopsis and first three chapters (double-spaced) as a attachment in word document format. 


For non-fiction  please send a proposal and sample chapter.

We are unable to offer editorial advice on submissions we choose not to take on.

We regret that due to the volume of  submissions received we can only respond to those we wish to pursue further.


We aim to respond within six to eight weeks of submission date.


Whispering Buffalo is building its list and welcomes unsolicited submissions. The agency handles:

Commercial and literary fiction - all genres
Commercial non-fiction
Children’s and young adult fiction 

Whispering Buffalo has a special interest in book to screen adaptations and Mariam personally handles the sale of  film and TV rights in clients' work.


The agency currently handles film, TV, radio and theatre scripts for author clients only.

The agency does not handle textbooks or poetry.

The agency does not charge a reading fee.  

If you are unsure whether your work falls within our remit please enquire via form on contact page.

Submission Guidelines
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Whispering Buffalo Literary Agency Ltd
97 Chesson Road
W14 9QS

T: + 44 (0)20 7385 4655

Privacy Notice: in contacting us you consent to our holding any personal data you supply (, email address, address and phone numbers).  We also store your manuscript file electronically while we consider your submission.  This data is not stored permanently and will not be shared with third parties without your consent or other valid basis under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

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