Literary Agent and Director

Vicki has worked in the publishing industry for over 30 years.

She started her career in the sales and marketing department of Heinemann Education before taking on the role of Educational Publisher.  She developed the successful children’s list at Reed Publishing NZ, where she produced many award-winning books before working as Children’s Publisher at Penguin and then Associate Publisher at Harper Collins NZ.

After four years as a literary agent with Wordlink Literary, Vicki started High Spot Literary with business partner and fellow agent Nadine Rubin Nathan where she continues to pursue her interest in working with talented authors across a range of genres – in particular thought-provoking commercial fiction, high quality non-fiction, children’s picture books, middle grade and YA fiction. 


Literary Agent and Director


Nadine has over 20 years of experience in publishing. She was editor in chief of ELLE in South Africa, an editor at Harper’s Bazaar and the New York Post in New York and a senior book editor at Assouline Publishing in New York. Nadine has written two travel guides, one children’s book, and collaborated on photography books. She has a MA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. 

Nadine joined Wordlink Literary in May 2017 and in January 2018, co-founded High Spot Literary with business partner and fellow agent Vicki Marsdon. She represents authors of high-quality literary and commercial fiction, narrative nonfiction and visual 'coffee table' books, all with international appeal.