David Camus is a Literary Agent and Editorial Consultant with more than 20 years of experience in Publishing Business (France and International).
David Camus has worked several years as an editor for one of the major French publishers (Univers Poche), where he published such authors as Stephen King, Anne Rice, Thomas Harris, Ernest Cline, Brandon Sanderson, etc., then as a literary agent for the Anna Jarota Agency, where he handled the rights of other literary agencies (Cooke, Donald Maas, Fletcher, Gersh, Grayhawk, Harold Ober, McCormick, Transatlantic, Westwood, Jenny Darling, etc.), writers (Samantha Bailly, François Baranger, Joe Dever (estate), Anders Fager, Shadows of Esteren, Jon Green, Julie Chheng, etc) and publishers (Penguin Random House US, Perseus, MIT Press, etc.) in a wide range of genres for both children’s and adult books worldwide.
Specialized in pop culture, "genre" fiction and non fiction, his list is intentionally small, so he can give every project the attention it deserves. He also likes to think long-term, about how to build a career as well as sell individual books.
David Camus was one of the founding members and a member of the board of the AALF (French Association of Literary Agents).
Alongside his career as an agent and editor, he has also written several novels, graphic novels and essays that were published in many languages, taught “Science fiction, Fantasy and Horror” at the University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle, and translated many novels into French.
When he’s not working for his clients, he’s translating and co-editing Lovecraft into French.
He lives in France and Canada and travels often around the World.