Elected: 2019
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Ms Jenny Brown FRSE

Literary Agent, Jenny Brown Associates.

Jenny Brown has spent her career bringing writers and readers together and was the first Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. She remains a member of their board and is also Director of Literature at Scottish Arts Council. She established the Edinburgh-based agency Jenny Brown Associates in 2002 which specialises in representing writing from Scotland. She is Chair of Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival and was one of the founders of Edinburgh’s designation as first UNESCO City of Literature.