The Science Factory is a literary agency with global reach and specialist knowledge.

Founded in February 2008 by Peter Tallack, our agency specializes in stimulating nonfiction written by public intellectuals, academics and journalists. 

Backed up by years of experience in both scholarly and commercial publishing, we represent a diverse range of authors covering all areas of nonfiction, including history, biography, memoir, politics, current affairs and travel as well as science.

We offer an enthusiastic, personal and dedicated service with a track record of dealing in all markets, media and languages across the world.

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