Jenny Bent founded The Bent Agency in 2009. The agency now has nine agents, offices in New York City and London, and a focus on international rights. In this interview with Theo Baker, Jenny speaks about the difference between Y.A. and Adult, what she’s looking for, the decision to launch her own agency, and what happened that changed her approach to agenting. She also shares advice on what makes a book work better for film!
Part One: Jenny on Y.A. versus Adult, what she’s looking for, and, once she launched her own agency, what made her a different kind of agent. (24:36)
Part Two: Jenny on her editorial checklist, comp titles, and what makes a book work better for movie adaptations.Support the show