Get to Know an Agent in Attedance: Paige Sisley of CookeMcDermid

Screen Shot 2018-11-13 at 10.43.58 PM.pngPaige Sisley is a literary agent at CookeMcDermid.

She is currently seeking well-written commercial fiction that both entertains and has something to say, and she is always on the lookout for nonfiction in the memoir, lifestyle, and health & wellness areas.

In addition to developing her own list, Paige oversees CookeMcDermid clients’ film and TV rights and handles marketing and publicity for the agency. Previously, she was a rights assistant for Cooke International, an agency specializing in foreign rights management for a diverse group of publishing clients.

Paige has her Master of Arts from Ryerson University’s Literatures of Modernity program and a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of King’s College and Dalhousie University. A born and bred Torontonian, she loves a good adventure and has also lived in LA, New Zealand and Halifax.


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