Elina Ahlback Literary Agency expands in Europe: New office in Amsterdam!

Our 10th anniversary year brings about great news!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce the opening of Elina Ahlback Literary Agency’s office in Amsterdam!

Literary Agent Julia Kellums will start working out of our Amsterdam office from today, September 2nd, and she handles rights in the Netherlands, Germany (Children’s books) and Nordic countries.

Join us in wishing Julia great success in our Amsterdam office and welcoming her in the Netherlands!

We are expanding our operations in Western Europe and very happy to serve our publishers, editors and collaborators even better in the future selling rights to world-class Finnish Literature! Furthermore, we look forward to meeting you at the coming book fairs in Gothenburg (IRC table K3) and Frankfurt (LitAg Centre, tables K19 & K20), as planned.

Download our Frankfurt Rights Guide 2019 here.

Literary Agent Toomas Aasmäe continues working in our Helsinki office and handles rights in Eastern & Southern Europe as well as world Arabic rights.

CEO & Founder, Literary Agent Elina Ahlbäck handles rights in Germany, France, and Italy as well as rights in collaboration with co-agents: Film & TV; US & UK & Commonwealth; Spain, Brazil & Portugal; and Asia. See the full list of co-agents below.

Rights Coordinator Nicole Myyryläinen is also based in Helsinki and continues handling contracts, royalties and Helsinki office administration. All contracts are handled through our Helsinki office.


Contact details and Territories:

Julia Kellums, Literary Agent
email: julia@ahlbackagency.com
phone: +31 647 491 115
Territories: Netherlands, Germany (Children’s), Nordic Countries
Scandinavian sub-rights: Macmillan US Children’s; Simon & Schuster US Children’s
Social media & Communications

Toomas Aasmäe, Literary Agent
email: toomas@ahlbackagency.com
phone: +358 452 081 991
Territories: the Baltics, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia, and the rest of Eastern & Southern Europe; World Arabic rights.
Social media & Communications

Elina Ahlbäck, CEO & Founder, Literary Agent
email: elina@ahlbackagency.com
phone: +358 400 548 402
Territories: France, Germany, and Italy.
Elina handles rights in collaboration with co-agents:
Film & TV: LA Office/Media rights representative
US & UK & Commonwealth: Rhea Lyons/HSG Agency
China & Taiwan: The Grayhawk Agency
Japan: Japan UNI Agency, Inc.
Korea: Danny Hong Agency
Spain, Brazil, Portugal: MB Agencia Literaria
Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam: Tuttle-Mori Agency

Nicole Myyryläinen, Rights Coordinator
email: nicole@ahlbackagency.com
phone: +358 400 512 101
Contracts and royalties
Helsinki Office administration