Jenny Brown Associates

Leading literary agency
From Scotland to the World
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Debut Award: The winner of our inaugural Debut Writers Award Over 50 is announced!

‘A great book to settle down with in front of the fire this winter.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

💙 Brighten up the cold evenings with The Herbalist’s Secret by @Marx_Annabelle:

#HistoricalFiction #HistoricalMystery

Save the date! TweetPitch is back on 26 January, open to Scottish-based writers when you can pitch your work direct to Scotland’s agents & publishers. Sign up for our free info session on perfecting your pitch on 12 Jan. @XpoNorth

It’s time for a new EDGE-of-your-seat adventure from the author of the bestselling Escape Room, @edgechristopher. Dare you visit the Black Hole Cinema Club? With stunning cover art by David Dean we can't wait until next March to dive in. Preorder now:

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How to submit your work

We love reading new work but, as a small agency, we can only consider submissions at certain points of the year. Please check back for our 2023 submission information.

Jenny's list

Jenny’s list will be open to new submissions of narrative nonfiction from Scottish-based writers from 13–19 November.

Lucy's list

Lucy’s list will be open to new submissions of middle grade fiction and picture book illustrators and picture book author/illustrators from 13–19 November.

Lisa's list

Closed to submissions while I catch up with reading.

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International rights

We sell translation rights directly to publishers throughout the world for fiction and non-fiction titles via our network of sub-agents and relationships with literary scouts.

We have secured deals in more than 20 languages into established markets such as Germany, Spain, France, Holland, Italy, and Scandinavia, as well as emerging markets including China and Korea.

Rights Catalogue Spring 2023

About us

Founded in 2002, Jenny Brown Associates is the leading agency in Scotland and one of the foremost independent literary agencies in the UK.