Born and raised in North Eastern France, Nicolas Grivel is a literary agent (Nicolas Grivel Agency). He began his publishing career in 2003 as a senior editor for Pika (publisher of manga – Hachette France). He now owns an agency specialized in the sale of rights (paper, digital and media) of bande dessin, comics, graphic novels in creation and in translation around the world.
The goal of Nicolas Grivel Agency is to represent and to push demanding works which make the readers think. Nicolas is casting a wide net for all kinds of graphic stories. He’s also scouting comics and artists for various animations studios (as the American studio Laika during three years) and he’s teaching classes in three French Universities and doing lectures in various universities or events as Beijing Film Academy, Hanghzou Festival, etc.