Guest Blogger: Kanishka Gupta

Kanishka Gupta

Kanishka Gupta


Kanishka Gupta runs Writer’s Side which is by far the largest and  most successful literary agency in South Asia.

In fact, according to Publishers market place rankings, he is currently the highest individual deal maker in the world for English books.

In his six-year-old career as a book agent, Kanishka has sold more than 500 books to mainstream publishers.

He represents authors who have won awards such as The Emmy, Commonwealth Prize, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, National Awards and most of the top Indian literary prizes such as the Crossword Book Prize, Hindu Literary Prize etc.

He is also by far the youngest agent in the subcontinent.