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Mr. Steve Calcutt

Anubis Literary Agency

United Kingdom

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Thulsa_doom
Apr 05, 2018 6:48 pm

I queried this agent a couple of years ago and heard nothing back.

There have been no replies registered since, so I suspect the agency might have been set up on a whim, or to legitimise a small group of writers querying publishers. This isn't entirely "not cricket" but certainly not solid.
from Sararimuro
Aug 18, 2016 11:13 am

According to agenthunter, accepts only snail-mail submissions, has no online presence or functioning email. Is the sole agent in his agency, representing nothing but horror, sci-fi and fantasy. Requires 50 first pages and synopsis sent in hard copy. No address present. Represents sci-fi writer Adam Roberts.

Apparently, so far his agency was pushed forward solely by enigmatic image.
from eltondiva
Feb 12, 2016 10:56 am

CNR 02/12 at 90 days.
from Michelle_Smith
Apr 05, 2015 7:28 pm

EQ 4/5
108,000 adult fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 24, 2013 8:13 pm

Thanks KellyE.
from richcapo
Jun 08, 2012 9:22 am

Anyone have a functioning email for this agent? Thanks.
from JacquieFW
Mar 03, 2011 2:55 am

I sent query letter and 3 chapters to this man a couple of years ago. Got my MS back after about a week, with an almost illegible scrawl at the top of my original letter, which I almost missed at first. After close scrutiny with the help of a magnifying glass, I managed to work out that someone had written 'not for me'. No signature, nothing else.

It was quick but I have to say I wasn't impressed by the lack of basic social skills....
from letsbkoi
Mar 02, 2011 5:31 pm

oh great!....I am in Canada and to send a SASE for an agency in the US, I had to have a fiend, who was going to Vegas bring back stamp...You can not buy US stamps in Canada....My question is this, How do I talk someone into going to the UK to buy me
from dauntless
Nov 23, 2010 2:22 pm

That email address is still bouncing.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 19, 2010 7:43 am

Thanks JohnWN
from JohnWN
Oct 18, 2010 2:39 pm

UK Literary says they only accept science fiction, fantasy and horror, so QT's genre entries need updating (?)
from garriekeyman
Jun 28, 2010 1:30 pm

It is now June. I will check to see if the posted email addy comes back as undeliverable or not, since this appears to be at issue.

Okay, several minutes later received this:

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 554 554 delivery error: dd This user doesn't have a account ( [0] - (state 18).
from WalkerLuke
Mar 27, 2010 7:14 am

The writestuff address failed for me, too. I've just tried the address on the off chance. No bounce back so far.
from Swamproot
Feb 15, 2010 6:56 pm

I queried both the and addresses simultaneously. The address failed within minutes, but so far the address hasn't bounced anything back. I'll update the post if I get any reply.

Update: I received a reply this morning (16 Feb 2010) from the address:


You have the wrong Steve Calcutt. I believe the email that you need is:

All the best


So it would appear that Anubis Literary is no longer reachable by e-mail. Not a good sign.
from claudeforthomme
Jan 19, 2010 5:53 am

The email address indicated here doesn't work (is no longer active?)

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