Paige is an associate agent at CookeMcDermid. She is seeking fiction that is binge-worthy and/or has book club appeal, and is always on the lookout for non-fiction in the memoir, lifestyle, and health & wellness areas. In addition to managing her own list, Paige oversees CookeMcDermid clients’ film and TV rights. Previously, she was a rights assistant for Cooke International, an agency specializing in foreign rights management for a diverse group of publishing clients.

Paige has her Master of Arts from Ryerson University's Literatures of Modernity program and a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of King's College and Dalhousie University. A born and bred Torontonian, she lives for a good adventure and has also resided in LA, New Zealand and Halifax.


  • Mysteries/thrillers
  • Food memoirs
  • Novels with book club appeal
  • Any book that is so engrossing and/or transporting that you want to binge read it instead of the next big Netflix show
  • Novels that follow a few characters over a long period of time, i.e. The Immortalists, The Vanishing Half, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, The Interesting
  • Books set in the South
  • Books--fiction or non-fiction--that add to or advance the current conversation in some way
  • Books with a feminist bent
  • Books written by and for millennials


A Woman Makes a Plan, Maye Musk
Sabrina Benaim
The War Widow, Tara Moss


FICTION: Commercial Fiction, Family Saga, Mystery, Thrillers/Suspense, Upmarket Women's Fiction

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, Dating/Relationships, Food & Lifestyle, Health & Fitness, Memoir, Narrative, Parenting, Pop Culture, Self-Help, Women's Concerns


FICTION: Chick Lit, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Short Story Collections

NONFICTION: Current Affairs, Gift Books, Humor, Investigative Journalism, Multi-Cultural, Music, Nature/Ecology, Pets, Psychology, Science, Travel, True Crime