Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky


Thank you for your interest in my work.

I am exclusively represented by Alba Ziegler-Bailey and Sarah Chalfant at The Wylie Agency. All inquiries about my work or availability for events, festivals, interviews should be made to my agent Alba:

The Wylie Agency (UK) Ltd
17 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3JA
tel +44 20 7908 5900
fax +44 20 7908 5901

Inquiries about interviews, readings, festival invites, events for my new novel BINA please contact:

In Canada, my publicist Sharon Klein at Knopf Canada:

In the UK, my publicist is Hayley Camis at Fleet (Little Brown)

Other inquiries related to foreign rights enquiries, my previous novels, future commissions, rights permissions, speaking engagements, teaching opportunities or to launch my, as-yet-unrealized, potential as a weather forecaster/presenter, please contact the Wylie Agency at the email above.


I am unable to write or work for free, unless you are willing to likewise provide 365 days worth of thrice-daily cooked dinners delivered warm to my door to feed myself and my family, along with three horses and a modest sized cart for us to live, rent free, in until the end of time. If this seems ardent or unreasonable, please google the cost of living in Vancouver.

BINA is published in hardback, ebook and audiobook (hurray!) by Knopf Canada (May 2019). Fleet, Little Brown UK will publish her in March 2020. Contact Hayley email above for review copies and interview requests.

MARTIN JOHN is published in paperback and ebook by Biblioasis in Canada/North America and And Other Stories in the UK/IRE/AUS/NZ.

MARTIN JOHN is published in Quebec by VLB and will be published in France by Actes Sudes in Feb 2020

MALARKY is published in paperback and ebook by Biblioasis in Canada/North America and Oneworld in the UK/IRE/AUS/NZ.

Both novels are taught in universities and colleges. They are taught in diverse disciplines including: fiction, modernism, Irish studies, Irish women writers, Canlit, LGBTQ, sexuality, creative writing, mental health, medicine, psychology and even sociology. If you wish to teach my novels on your curriculum I will be happy, as far as time permits, to provide a video recording of a reading from the respective novel.

At this time, I unfortunately cannot blurb books (or offer writing advice beyond read and buy books if you want to be published, otherwise there will be no publishers to publish you) due to the intense pressure of trying to make a basic living and not carp it from high cholesterol by age 50. My best advice for anyone on the planet is turn to literature: it always provides and buy a squirrel-proof bird feeder since birds never disappoint.