dscf9468-portretMaydo Kooy Literary Agency
 is a small literary agency representing authors, agents and publishers in The Netherlands and Scandinavia. Maydo Kooy started her first literary agency in 1980, after having worked as an editor at Lemniscaat and as foreign rights manager at Simon & Schuster, New York. The quickly expanding agency was taken over by Caroline van Gelderen in 1990.

Since then, Maydo Kooy has worked as a translator, teacher and adviser; from 2001 to 2006 she served on the Advisory Board of the Nederlands Letterenfonds (Dutch Foundation for Literature). As per January 1, 2017 she has returned to agenting.


Maydo van Marwijk Kooy
Lage Lochemseweg 7
7231 PK Warnsveld
The Netherlands

+31 (0)575 431851