Luigi Bonomi is a literary agent who has launched the careers of many bestselling authors. He is the founder of Luigi Bonomi Associates (LBA), which represents a variety of authors, journalists and writers, including John Humphrys, Esther Rantzen and Alan Titchmarsh.
In addition to his day job, he is Honorary Professor of Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University and Literary Consultant for the Sunday Times Oxford University Literary Festival. In 2010 he won the Bookseller Industry Award for Literary Agent of the Year.
He read English Literature at University College, London and at Dartmouth College in the USA, and subsequently worked as a bookseller, publisher, editor and agent, before leaving Sheil Land Associates, where he had worked for eight years, to set up LBA in 2005.
If you would like the chance of lunch with Luigi at London Book Fair in 2014, why not enter the Montegrappa First Fiction competition?