Founded in 2002, Jenny Brown Associates has quickly become the biggest agency in Scotland and one of the leading literary agencies in the UK. Jenny Brown established the agency in 2002. She was previously Head of Literature at the Scottish Arts Council, presenter of book programmes for Scottish Television, and founder Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival (of which she is now a Board member).
She is also a former Committee member of the Association of Authors’ Agents and was shortlisted in 2014 for Agent of the Year Award. She is Chair of the Bloody Scotland crime writing festival. She represents 50 writers in the areas of literary fiction, crime writing, and literary narrative non-fiction, especially memoir and nature writing. She likes to work closely with her writers and for this reason most of the writers she represents are based in Scotland or north of England.