Conor Hackett set up the agency in 1999 after many years working in the publishing industry working with Hughes & Hughes (retail & wholesale) Poolbeg Press, Transworld, Fourth Estate and Harvill.

The agency opened for business on January 1st 1999 representing Walker Books and over the past number of years has added Barefoot Books, Macmillan Marketing (Readzone, Maverick Arts, Kama,), QED, Alanna Books, Raintree and Curious Fox, Lonely Planet Kids and Irish Childrens Publisher, Little Island to its list of client publishers.  While specialising in childrens publishing, the agency also represents teNeues, Cicerone,and Schirmer Mosel; all publishing into specific niche markets.

Siobhan Flynn joined the agency in 2004 (having worked for Dubray Books for many years) but not before marrying Conor in 2003.  They live in North County Dublin with their two children, Ella and Charley who have not yet been pressed into hard labour!

You can contact us by email mail(at)hackettflynn.com
Mobile tel: + 363 (0)86 8518501