Samantha Haywood, President of Transatlantic Agency is pleased to announce that Devon Halliday has joined Transatlantic Agency as Literary Agent and is actively building a client list of primarily American fiction and nonfiction authors. Devon has prior experience in agenting and scouting at the following companies: Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, Susanna Lea Associates, Writers House, Maria B. Campbell Associates, and Folio Literary management. She is on the look out for literary and upmarket fiction and narrative nonfiction, investigative journalism, broad-perspective memoir, and popular science/psychology/medicine/philosophy.

Devon grew up in Athens, OH, and studied Comparative Literature at Brown University. After years in the NYC publishing scene, she has returned to Ohio and is excited to build her list at the Transatlantic Agency.

Says Haywood: “We are thrilled to be working with Devon, she is smart, driven and has a great foundation in publishing. Having joined this past summer, Devon has already proved herself to be an integral part of the talented team of Transatlantic Agency literary agents.”

Transatlantic Agency is a leading literary management company with a vibrant and diverse team of 17 experienced agents based in cities across North America (including New York, Boston, Portland, Vancouver and Toronto). We offer a full spectrum of career representation to authors (Adult, Children’s & YA, and illustrators) and storytellers (Speakers, Industry leaders & Influencers) across all genres and formats for book, content development, speaking and TV & Film.  We are recognized in the industry for our sales success and our reputation for integrity, passion and commitment. Transatlantic represents more than 700 American, Canadian and internationally bestselling and award-winning clients. Our client’s books range from commercial to literary for fiction and nonfiction, graphic novels and picture books and they regularly appear on notable bestseller lists and have won major awards such as the Newbery Medal (U.S.), the Giller Prize (Canada), Michael L. Printz Honor Book (U.S.), and the Governor General’s Award for both adult and children’s literature (Canada). Founded over 25 years ago by David and Lynn Bennett, Transatlantic Agency is now headed by President, Owner and Literary Agent Samantha Haywood.