Agent: Harry Illingworth
Bethan James is a writer from Wales who works as a book publicist in London. She graduated with an English & Philosophy degree from the University of Southampton.
Her debut novel, historical/ fantasy crossover The Last Magician, was longlisted for The Literary Consultancy’s Pen Factor Prize. She has been shortlisted for the Benjamin Franklin House Literary Prize and the 2018 Bristol Prize; she was also a winner in Neil Gaiman & Wordfactory’s Fables for a Modern World competition. Bethan was a finalist in the inaugural London Book Fair Trailblazer Awards and received New Writing South’s New Buds Award for emerging writers. Her short stories are published in magazines such as Litro.