Applause and thanks to the lovely and helpful Jenny Bent of The Bent Agency for being our Secret Agent this month!
Jenny Bent has worked in publishing for over 15 years, both as an editor and an agent, most recently as Vice President at Trident Media Group before founding The Bent Agency in 2009. There she has continued her tradition of representing bestsellers, with over 17 titles on the NYT List since she opened her doors.
The agency recently expanded to include an in-house foreign rights agent and a children's book agent, Susan Hawk, formerly the Marketing Director at Henry Holt Children's Books.
What Jenny's looking for right now:
She is looking for young adult, women's fiction, literary suspense, crime, romantic suspense, memoir and general fiction. Please see her website for submission guidelines.