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!


Dive into the eventful, bookish life of Shaun Bythell, owner and bookseller at @WigtownBookFest, in #RemaindersOfTheDay, the latest in his bestselling diary series. Only ÂŁ2.99 until 1st October for @audible_com members!

3 weeks from today the wonderful @Furtherfrom team is hosting this event in Linlithgow with 2023 @BloodyScotland Debut Prize winner @KateFosterMedia & me - 2023 @The_CWA Historical Dagger winner - talking about murderous deeds in 17th Century Edinburgh & Renaissance Florence!

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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

Closed to submissions while I catch up with reading.

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.