EXCLUSIVE: Literary agent Tanya Cohen has left Paradigm and joined Verve. “Tanya’s unique background, sophisticated taste, and passion for storytellers will make her another valuable member of our team,” the Verve partners said in a statement today. She will begin at Verve in January. The South African-born Cohen started her career at Radar Pictures before joining Paradigm in 2009 in the mailroom; she was an agent at Paradigm for about a year. ICM literary agent Adam Weinstein joined Verve in May of this year following veteran lit agent Aaron Hart in March.

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