Jenny is a primary agent at Andrew Nurnberg Associates. She represents authors of fiction and non-fiction writing for both children and adults.
Following an MA in Mediaeval History, and a stint in the theatre, Jenny joined Andrew Nurnberg Associates in 2002. She is a Director of the agency, placing its authors in the UK and US markets. A lifelong love of children’s books has led her to build a strong and respected list of children’s and YA authors, many of whom have been shortlisted for, and have won, awards.
Always keen to find new voices in 7+, Middle Grade and Young Adult writing, Jenny also represents an increasing number of authors writing for adults. She is on the look-out for writers of literary fiction, commercial and literary women’s fiction, well-written thrillers and psychological suspense, historical fiction (the whole gamut – including alternate histories), memoir and narrative non-fiction. High fantasy is not her thing, though she is partial to a story with a slight, speculative thread running through it. She welcomes originality, depth, and the ability to move and surprise in submissions.
Her authors include Natasha Pulley, international bestselling author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street. Recent highlights have included the graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird by Fred Fordham (Penguin Random House) and the UK sale at auction of Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun by Cornelia Funke and Guillermo del Toro (Bloomsbury).
Authors represented by Jenny Savill