Jenny Hewson is a literary agent at Lutyens and Rubinstein Literary Agency and represents a wide range of award-winning and bestselling authors from around the world, including Alys Conran, Sarah Perry, Melissa Harrison, Amy Sackville, Lauren Owen and Ashley Hay. She is interested in literary fiction, historical fiction, book club fiction, gothic fiction, narrative non-fiction, memoir and writing from academics and experts of all kinds who can present brilliant non-fiction ideas to a general readership. Authors Jenny represents have gone on to win the Man Booker Prize, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and The John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and have topped the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller lists.
Spring Retreat: Tips from a Literary Agent
Do you have a writing deadline, or are you simply looking to escape from a busy life for a short while? Our fully catered retreats will provide you with the time and space to write, read and relax. Set in a peaceful location in the stunning surroundings of rural north Wales, you can take inspiration from the spectacular sea views over Cardigan Bay, share ideas over dinner or simply sit back and relax in Tŷ Newydd’s cosy library.
The centre is set in its own beautiful grounds and within walking distance to the beach and a riverbank path in the woods – you’ll find yourself surrounded by nature and wildlife. You can also walk down to the village inn to experience a warm welcome. Everyone will have a room of their own, and your home-cooked meals will be prepared for you by our experienced resident chef. Literature Wales staff members will also be on hand throughout your stay to offer advice on our opportunities for writers.
During the retreat, literary agent Jenny Hewson will pay a visit and offer advice to the group on professional development, including good practice in finding an agent, how to get published, tips of the trade, and more. Jenny will also be available for a short one-to-one tutorial with each writer to discuss your work and your journey as a writer.
On our retreats, you can choose your room. We offer a range of rooms at a variety or prices and accessibility. Please enquire for further information about individual rooms before booking.