Samantha Haywood is proud to announce that international publishing agent Chandler Crawford, previously President of Chandler Crawford Agency, is joining the Transatlantic Agency, where she will continue to oversee domestic and international rights for many of her prestigious clients, including Halfdan W. Freihow, Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Kogaandler is also looking to grow her client list of authors, international publishers, and agencies for representation in North America and abroad.

Says Haywood: “Chandler is much beloved in the international publishing community and brings to the Transatlantic Agency a career of impressive domestic and international publishing experience. I am certain we are going to learn from each other, and I hope the Transatlantic Agency becomes even more internationally focused in the process.”

Says Crawford: “I am thrilled to be joining the Transatlantic Agency to be a part of their vibrant team.  After twenty-five years working on my own it is a dream to have such passionate and brilliant agents as colleagues.  If this was a book I was pitching, I would certainly say this is ‘bestseller material’.”

Chandler Crawford has been working in international publishing for 39 years. For fourteen years she was a foreign and film scout at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, New York City. For the past 25 years she has run her own agency, representing translation rights to the works of Mary Anne Shaffer and Annie Barrows (THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY), and domestic and international rights to Halfdan W. Freihow (DEAR GABRIEL), Hans-Olav Thyvold (GOOD DOGS DON’T MAKE IT TO THE NORTH POLE), Anne Ostby (PIECES OF HAPPINESS), Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga (THE COURAGE TO BE DISLIKED), Keigo Higashino (THE MIRACLES OF THE NAMIYA GENERAL STORE), Shunmyo Masuno (THE ART OF SIMPLE LIVING), Brooke Newman (THE LITTLE TERN), and Beth Robbins (A GRIEF SUBLIME).