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Jenny Brown established Jenny Brown Associates literary 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 and 2020 for the Agent of the Year Award. She is former Chair of the Bloody Scotland crime writing festival (2011–21). She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2021. 

Jenny will be the Chair of the Scottish Book Trade Conference 2022. She will also be in conversation with Lisa Highton (Small Business Inspiration).