Jackie Ashton

The Bookmark Agency

Jackie Ashton is Founder and Chief Literary Agent at Bookmark—a boutique literary agency where she represents thought leaders and bestselling authors such as the AstroTwins, Scott Shigeoka and Dave Pell. She has also ghostwritten and co-written several books, including THE LOST ART OF CONNECTING with Susan McPherson, which won a 2021 Best Business Book Award. A seasoned media professional with over a decade of experience in writing, editing, copywriting, and editorial direction, Jackie’s journalism and essays on health, lifestyle, and education—as well as parenting in the digital age—have appeared in publications like The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Salon, among other outlets.

1315 Tilman Road,

Charlottesville, VA, 22901


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Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: Thriller
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
Fiction: Literary
NF: Health
NF: How-To
NF: Humor
NF: Lifestyle
NF: Narrative
NF: Parenting
NF: Pop Culture
NF: Religion/Spirituality
NF: Science
NF: General/Other Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction: Advice/Relationships



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