About us

The Agency was founded in 1990 by Dieter Hagenbach as Gaia Media Agency focusing on spirituality, alternative health isssues and related topics from the mind body spirit field. In 2001 Hans-Joachim Bender joined the Gaia Media Agency as a partner, and the agency was renamed as Hagenbach & Bender – Literary Agency – following up on those early subjects of interest but also broadening the scope of activities into general non-fiction, fiction and children’s books. Both Dieter Hagenbach and Hans-Joachim Bender have long standing professional backgrounds in publishing. Dieter Hagenbach left the agency in 2008 to persue new activities within his Gaia Media Foundation: 

H & B website
For a selection of recent books on offer please navigate the menu on the left: CLIENTS.
Or check out frontlist titles from our clients: New Books
Review Copy: You may select any book on the website as review copy. Just
press the Review Copy button on titles you want to examine for translation.
Review Copies Selected
sums up which books you have choosen to review for
translation. Please mail us your request with the e-mail form provided.
You may also select books by category under: SEARCH CATEGORIES on the right-
hand menu bar.
Other requests (author, title, keyword) can be met by searching the database on top
of the right-hand menu.