Samantha Haywood, President of Transatlantic Agency is pleased to announce that Laura Cameron has joined Transatlantic Agency as Associate Agent and is actively building a client list of adult and Children’s/YA authors in collaboration with Senior Agents. 

Says Haywood: “Laura brings an impressive background in publishing and journalism, and she is already displaying the drive, intuition, perseverance and versatility required to navigate the busy and demanding requirements of literary agenting. I’m very pleased she is part of our skilled and growing team of literary agents.”

Laura Cameron joined the Transatlantic Agency after six years at Penguin Random House Canada, where she worked in editorial, sales and publicity. Before her career in publishing, Laura did a Master’s in Journalism at Columbia University, interned with the Economist Group, and worked for Canadian Business magazine. During her time as a freelance reporter, she wrote for the Economist Intelligence Unit and contributed stories to various publications including the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail.

As an Associate Agent based out of Vancouver, Laura is developing a list in collaboration with senior agents. Laura is interested in plot-driven literary, upmarket and women’s fiction and research-based narrative non-fiction. She is also open to memoir with a strong voice and perspective. For children’s and YA, Laura looks for unique characters and imaginative stories that reflect contemporary culture.