The Agency

IMC Literary Agency was founded in 2005 by Isabel Martí Castro in order to supply creative synergies between authors, illustrators and publishing houses. During these years, IMC has established itself as the most important Spanish agency in children’s books and YA literature while it has built a renowned fiction and non-fiction list representing outstanding essayists and novelists.

IMC is a proactive and dynamic initiative in constant search of new possibilities. Our activities span the following areas:

What we do:

Literary Agency:

  • We represent prestigious writers worldwide.
  • We are the reference company in Spain for children’s books and YA literature.
  • We represent Spanish and foreign publishers around the world.

Illustration Agency:

  • We represent distinguished illustrators worldwide.
  • We work with illustrators for children’s books, YA novels, textbooks and fiction and non-fiction.

Buildingbooks S.L. (BBK):

  • We design customised content for promotional marketing.
  • We create our own projects for all age ranges.
  • We develop literary projects, educational and entertainment in both digital and physical format.
  • We manage exclusively the world rights of FCB Books, a brand that encompasses all the Football Club Barcelona “Official Product” publications.


  • We have our own digital imprint available on the main websites.

Speak Open IMC:

  • On behalf of our authors we manage an agenda of conferences, seminars and cultural events.

We are also involved in:

  • As active members of the Spanish Association of Literary Agencies (ADAL), we are backed up by a respected entity that complies with good business practices.
  • We collaborate on a regular basis with Boolino, the leading online promotion platform in Spain for children’s and YA books. We co-organise with them the Boolino Awards in order to promote new authors of both prose and picture books.
  • We take part in the jury of the International Literature Award Marta de Mont-Marçal, co-organised by Cavas Mont-Marçal, which aim to publish novels written by women.


Isabel Martí Castro

Isabel Martí Castro

Managing Partner and literary agent

Alba Adell

Chiara Patsias

Foreign Rights.

Jordi Carbonell Almirall

Jordi Carbonell Almirall

Managing Partner and Business Development.