Simon Trewin is a partner at WME literary and talent agency and has been a literary agent for 23 years.  Simon has worked with authors who have been shortlisted for, or who have won the Man Booker, the Costa Book Of The Year, The Irish Book Of The Year, the IMPAC, the Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction, the Whitbread, the T S Eliot Poetry Prize, the British Children’s Book Of The Year and the Irish Short Story Prize.  He has twice been nominated as Agent Of The Year and once as Most Inspiring Person In Digital Publishing.  His Irish writers include John Boyne, Claire Kilroy, Paul Lynch, John Connell, Mary Costello and Sam Blake.