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Before co-founding Caskie Mushens in January 2017, Robert was a senior Agent and COO at Peters Fraser and Dunlop for eight years, after working at MacFarlane Chard Associates and Capel & Land Ltd. His fiction clients include Sunday Times bestseller Sarah Winman (WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT, A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS and TIN MAN), Sunday Times bestseller Libby Page (THE LIDO), and Manda Scott who was shortlisted for several prizes including the Orange Prize. His non-fiction clients include Sir Trevor McDonald, Sunday Times Bestseller Louis Theroux, the political journalist and novelist Ece Temelkuran, nature writer Marc Hamer, and actor and politician Lord Michael Cashman, as well as journalists which include radio and tv-presenter Emma Barnett, Sunday Times bestseller Kate Spicer, and Sunday Times style editor Lorraine Candy. Before becoming a literary agent Robert worked in film PR in New York and was a founding partner in the 1990s of euphorium restaurant and bakery in Islington. You can find him on twitter as @rcaskie1 and email him at

You can view Robert’s client list here.


Juliet Mushens

Juliet Mushens

Juliet Mushens co-founded Caskie Mushens in January 2017. She started her publishing career in 2008 at HarperCollins, became an agent at PFD in 2011, and moved to The Agency Group in 2012 where she was head of their UK literary department. She has been shortlisted for Literary Agent of the Year four times. She represents a bestselling and critically acclaimed list, including million-copy no. 1 bestseller Jessie Burton, NY Times bestseller Taran Matharu, Pointless presenter Richard Osman, and Sunday Times bestsellers Ali Land, Claire Douglas, Debbie Howells, Stacey Halls and James Oswald. On the non-fiction side she represents books such as Very British Problems (@soverybritish) and Queer Bible creator Jack Guinness. Her guide to YA creative writing was published by Hodder in 2015. You can find her on twitter as @mushenska and email her at

You can view Juliet’s client list here.

Originally from New York, Liza DeBlock got her start in publishing while working at Eccles Fisher Associates after interning for various scouts and agencies on both sides of the Atlantic. She is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford, 2016, which she attended between her two postgraduate degrees in Modern History of Publishing at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Some of her favourite authors include Antonia Fraser, JK Rowling, and Tamora Pierce. You can follow her on twitter as @edturnblock and email her at


Elise Dillsworth works in association with Caskie Mushens. Elise Dillsworth Agency was established in 2012 and is based in London. The agency represents literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, with a keen aim to reflect writing that is international. Caskie Mushens provide backroom support for Elise Dillsworth.

To contact Elise directly, email and to view the agency website please go to