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Leeke joins the Madeleine Milburn Agency – Wednesday December 6, 2023

Jessica Leeke is joining the Madeleine Milburn Literary, Film & TV Agency as literary agent. 

She will start on 8th January, specialising in upmarket and book club fiction with global appeal.  

Leeke began her career in advertising in New York before spending more than 15 years as an editor at Bloomsbury, Simon & Schuster and most recently Penguin Michael Joseph, where she was fiction publisher.  

Shortlisted for the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize, she has acquired and edited authors who have become bestsellers and been shortlisted for prizes such as the Booker, Costa, Desmond Elliott, and Irish Book Award as well as securing picks for Richard & Judy, Radio 2 and the US TV book club.

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