Social Media:

I have no social media so it’s impossible to contact me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

I never look on social media platforms.


You can, however, contact me in other ways, depending on the query:


Publicity: Aimée Johnston at Penguin Random House Ireland


Literary Agent: Simon Trewin at Simon Trewin Ltd, London

Publicity (adult novels): Patsy Irwin at Transworld Books

Publicity (young adult novels): Harriet Venn at Random House Children’s Books


Literary Agent: Eric Simonoff at WME Agency

Foreign Rights:

Foreign Rights Agent: Laura Bonner at WME Literary Agency

Film & Theatrical Rights:

Emily Hayward-Whitlock at The Artists Partnership

Screenwriting Opportunities:

Robert Taylor at The Artists Partnership

Please note: Theatre companies, schools or any dramatic organisation may not, under any circumstances, adapt, produce or perform ‘The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas’. The work is protected under copyright law and any infringement of these rights will be vigorously pursued for legal redress.

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Unfortunately, due to the volume of mail received, I’m afraid I’m unable to reply to letters individually, but if you want to write, the address is:

John Boyne (author),
c/o Simon Trewin Ltd,
Adam House,
7 Adam Street,
Royal Adelphi,
London WC2N 6AA

Note to Schools:
I really appreciate all the letters that come my way from students who have read THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS and am always interested by the questions they ask. Regrettably, I am unable to respond to these letters as there are simply too many to answer, so apologies for that. However the answers to many questions are widely available in interviews on the internet.

Also, due to the pressures of writing a new novel, I am not scheduling any school visits for the foreseeable future.