One of the top agents of commercial fiction, Paige Wheeler has worked in the publishing industry for over twenty years. After starting out as an editor for Harlequin Books in NY and Euromoney Publications in London, Paige repped writers, producers and celebrities as an agent with Artists Agency until she formed Creative Media Agency in 1997. In 2006 she co-created Folio Literary Management and successfully grew that company for 8 years into a successful mid-sized agency. In 2014 she decided to once again pursue a boutique approach and she relaunched CMA. Her unique knowledge gives her the perspective required to fully manage the intellectual property rights of her clients, including domestic print, as well as foreign, film, and audio rights. Her wealth of experience demonstrates her dedication to maximizing her clients’ potential by being their advocate and growing their careers.
Paige loves to represent commercial and upscale fiction, as well as the mystery, thriller, psychological suspense, and romance genres. She also represents narrative and prescriptive nonfiction by authors with a significant platform and new ideas. Paige is ultimately looking for unique stories, fresh voices, and unexpected twists.
Paige is proud to represent both bestselling as well as award-winning authors, and she has launched the career and built the brand for many New York Times, USA Today, Agatha, Rita, Shamus, and other notable award winning and top selling clients. She has successfully placed hundreds of titles by various authors, including Julianne MacLean, AJ Banner, Julie Hyzy, Sheila Roberts, Connie Archer, Jim Minick, Leslie Budewitz, Joan Swan, Steve Womack, Linda O. Johnston, Lauren Barnholdt, Tina Ferraro, Theresa Romain, and Deborrah Himsel, to name a few.
Paige is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives (AAR), the Women’s Media Group (WMG), the Authors Guild, and the Agents Round Table, as well as Romance Writers of America (RWA) and Mystery Writers of America (MWA).