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). Jessica is looking for books that explore multiple genres; science, natural history, history, diversity, gender, landscape, cultural and current affairs and 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 and journalists including Rob Cowen, Stanley Donwood, Charles Foster, Jay Griffiths, Paul Kingsnorth, Emma Jane Kirby, Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris, Ben Myers, Fred Pearce, Merlin Sheldrake and Lola Shoneyin.