Jesse Finkelstein

Jesse Finkelstein is co-founder and principal of Page Two, a publishing agency that helps authors and companies incorporate publishing into their career and business plans, and positions them to take advantage of shifting trends in the book industry. She is also an associate literary agent at Transatlantic Agency. Jesse brings to her work an extensive knowledge of author relations, publishing operations, sales strategy, and digital publishing. In previous publishing roles, Jesse ran D&M Publishers’ day-to-day operations as Chief Operating Officer, leading the company’s digital and international sales strategies, licensing content in multiple formats and in global markets, and developing enhanced ebooks. Prior to that, Jesse was associate publisher at Raincoast Books, where she managed the publishing department, oversaw acquisitions and sold foreign rights. She holds a master of publishing degree from Simon Fraser University, where she is also adjunct professor.