Zoë Pagnamenta is a literary agent. She founded her eponymous agency in New York in May, 2008. Previously, she was the director of the New York office of the London-based Peters, Fraser & Dunlop, and an agent at The Wylie Agency in both New York and London. Born in the US, but raised in the UK, Zoë has lived in New York since 1995 and represents a range of distinguished clients from both sides of the Atlantic, with a particular interest in serious nonfiction. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh and the Universita degli Studi di Siena, where she studied history, she has been a member of the Brooklyn Borough Literary Council, the board of the Young Vic in America, and is now on the advisory board to the Cundill History Prize at McGill University. Her authors have won Bancroft, Ondaatje, Samuel Johnson and Pulitzer Prizes, Cullman Center and Guggenheim Fellowships, PEN and Whiting Awards.