Jane Gregory was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2022.
Jane Gregory started her career in publishing working for publishers in contracts and rights. She set up as an agent in 1987 and with her then business partner Lisanne Radice quickly became well known for handling authors of crime, thrillers, psychological suspense, historical and literary fiction.
Among her achievements she was on the Virago advisory panel, and co-founded:- Women in Publishing, The Women’s Prize for Fiction, and Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate (where she is currently on the programming committee).
On a more frivolous note, she produced, directed and co-wrote several publishers’ pantomimes.
In 2018 Jane merged her company with David Higham Associates to ensure that her clients would be well represented long after she has gone