Founded by publisher Yannaelle Boucher-Durand and author Jean-Pierre le Mat, Leor Literary Agency is a domestic & foreign rights agency based in France.
From global rights coverage to professional counselling and editorial services, Leor literary agency specializes in the sale and acquisition of translation rights for fiction, non-fiction and children’s books on the behalf of a vast selection of independent French publishers.
In addition to attending the Frankfurt and London book fairs our team also makes regular trips abroad to meet up with publishers and is committed to offer each client the highest possible level of care and professionalism, so that each book can find its readers.
No matter where they are.
Meet the team
Co-founder of Leor literary Agency, Yannaelle holds a master’s degree in Publishing and has worked for Coop Breizh publishing (29), Locus Solus publishing (29) and Flammarion (75) before specializing in domestic & foreign rights. With a keen eye for talent, an unwavering determination and an undying enthusiasm, Yannaelle is dedicated to bringing artists and publishers together while maintaining impeccable professional standards.
Jean-Pierre Le Mat
Co-founder of Leor Literary agency, Jean-Pierre le Mat has been a professional writer for the past 40 years. His passion for History, sociology and foreign cultures make him a prolific creator and passionate thinker.
Justine is an assistant agent. When she is not discussing foreign rights with publishers and career opportunities with artists, you can find her at her desk, sipping coffee and writing the next volume of her supernatual saga, Oracle. Holder of a master’s degree in publishing, she has worked for Le Temps Editeur publishing (44) and is always ready for new adventures across the globe.