Jenny Brown elected as RSL Honorary Fellow
6 July 2021
On 6 July 2021, the Royal Society of Literature elected 44 new
Fellows and Honorary Fellows, and awarding of the Benson Medal, for
Many congratulations to them all and particularly to
Jenny Brown of Jenny
Brown Associates who becomes an Honorary Fellow. In her video accompanying the announcement, Jenny
mentioned that she is particularly thrilled as only a handful of
literary agents have been elected and also there are relatively few
Fellows from Scotland.
New RSL Fellows for 2021 are: Anne Applebaum, Zawe Ashton, Sally
Bayley, Homi Bhabha, Anna Burns, Cressida Cowell, Robert Crawford,
Margreta de Grazia, Edmund de Waal, Will Eaves, Reni Eddo-Lodge,
Patrick Gale, Vesna Goldsworthy, Jen Hadfield, Jeremy Hooker,
Alison Light, Justin Marozzi, Tessa McWatt, Gita Mehta, Maggie
O'Farrell, Peter Pomerantsev, David Runciman, S.F. Said, Anne
Sebba, Jean Sprackland, Rebecca Stott, Emma Thompson, Verna Wilkins
and Gary Younge.
New RSL Honorary Fellows for 2021 are: Clare Alexander, Jenny Brown, Gill Coleridge, Jon Cook, Jonathan
Douglas, Victoria Gray, Sarah Hosking, Sharmaine Lovegrove,
Christopher MacLehose, Alastair Niven, Ruthie Petrie, Simon
Prosser, Fiammetta Rocco and Gaby Wood.
This year's Benson Medallist, for exceptional contribution to
literature, is Alastair Niven.
For more information, see the RSL website.