Aesthetica Partners

We are proud to partner with key industry figures, literary organisations and publishers. Learn more about them here.


As a company of Penguin Random House, VINTAGE publishes a broad portfolio of must-read titles across fiction and non-fiction. They produce some of the world’s most thought-provoking, unforgettable, beautifully designed books – from contemporary trail-blazers to classics and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winners. Authors include Philip Roth, Haruki Murakami, Alice Munro, Ian McEwan, Simon Schama, Jeanette Winterson, J. M. Coetzee and Salman Rushdie.

The Poetry Society

The Poetry Society is the leading poetry organisation in the UK. For over 100 years it has been a lively and passionate source of energy and ideas. Its work ranges from publishing The Poetry Review and hosting acclaimed national poetry competitions, to developing educational work and commissioning a packed calendar of performances and readings. Being a member of The Poetry Society means joining thousands of other like-minded people inspired by words.

Poetry School

Poetry School is a national arts organisation providing inspiring tuition and opportunities for poets and poetry audiences. It was founded in 1997 by poets Mimi Khalvati, Jane Duran and Pascale Petit. Since the early days, its courses and activities have encouraged poets and poetry to flourish. With teaching centres across England, as well as online courses, and the world’s biggest social network dedicated to poetry, it reaches aspiring poets globally.


Mslexia is an award-winning magazine supported by Arts Council England. Its mission is to help women express themselves and get their writing noticed: in print, online and in performance. It’s a destination for what’s new in creativity and publishing, expert advice and inspiration, debate and opinion, poetry and prose, plus unique directory of 60 competitions with closing dates pending and 60 editors and publishers on the lookout for fresh talent.


From Nobel laureates to debut novelists, international translations to investigative journalism, each issue of Granta turns the attention of the world’s best writers onto the way we live now. Granta has a belief in the power and urgency of the story and its supreme ability to describe, illuminate and make real. Granta was founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University as a periodical of student politics, badinage and literary enterprise. In this original incarnation it published the work writers like A.A. Milne, Michael Frayn, Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.


Peter Cox is managing director of the London-based literary agency Redhammer. As one of the most experienced agents in the business, he has brokered publishing, film and television deals for many acclaimed fiction and non-fiction authors, including worldwide bestselling novelist Michelle Paver, Linda McCartney, Senator Orrin Hatch, Martin Bell OBE, authors MG Harris, Mal Peet and editor of The Sun David Yelland. His movie deals include films with Sir Ridley Scott. Redhammer specialises in managing a small number of exceptional authors.