Hilary McMahon is executive vice president and a senior agent at Westwood Creative Artists, where she maintains a robust list of clients. Before becoming an agent, she worked in public relations and the magazine industry. McMahon lives in Toronto.
Agents are the intermediaries between publishers and writers, and as a result have a privileged perspective on the publishing ecosystem in Canada and abroad. The recently formed Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents (PACLA) exists to advocate on behalf of authors’ best interests concerning domestic and international publishing. Members meet regularly to discuss industry issues […]