Kate Burke has joined The Blake Friedmann Literary Agency as a senior agent and will focus on commercial fiction.
Burke previously worked as an agent at Northbank Talent Management for six years, and before that spent 10 years as a fiction publisher, at Headline, HarperCollins and Penguin Random House.
Isobel Dixon, Blake Friedmann's head of books, said: “I’ve been impressed by Kate’s energy and experience, her editorial eye and agenting acumen, and am thrilled to welcome her on board. This is an exciting time for the agency, with such a fine array of authors represented by our agents, and we’re looking forward to Kate being part of this dynamic team.”
Burke said: “I’m delighted to have joined such a prestigious and collegiate team, and am looking forward to many exciting years ahead.”
She is open to submissions across all fiction genres and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.