After splitting his childhood between Edinburgh, Ohio and Watford, Donald gained a BA in English and History at Queen Mary, University of London and a MA in English Literature from University College London. He began his publishing career at Penguin Press – working on a variety of non-fiction titles – before moving to A P Watt. There he worked for five years with a number of acclaimed and prize-winning authors and began building a list of fiction and non-fiction for adults. He joined Watson, Little as an agent in 2013. He is currently the Secretary of the Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA).
Donald is building his list and is interested in literary and well-written commercial fiction – particularly debut authors – as well as memoir and writing on history, popular science, nature, music, sport, film and technology.