Jessica Woollard

Jessica joined David Higham Associates in 2016 having previously been a literary agent at The Marsh Agency and a Director at Toby Eady Associates, each for ten years.

She represents a diverse range of international literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. South East Asia, Japan, Africa and the Middle East are areas of particular interest. She’s long worked with memoir (is it the new novel). She’s looking for books that explore science, natural history, history, diversity, landscape, cultural and current affairs, the way these subjects impact on our daily lives, poetic, awake activist writing informed by an understanding of the environment.  Jessica represents many prize winning authors including Rob Cowen, Stanley Donwood, Charles Foster, Jay Griffiths, Paul Kingsnorth, Emma Jane Kirby, Robert Macfarlane, Ben Myers and Fred Pearce.

Clients include