Jenny Glencross

Industry Specialist and Mentor

Jenny worked at Orion Children’s Books for seven years, editing and commissioning fiction from 5+ to YA, and working with hugely talented authors, such as Francesca Simon, Sally Gardner, Phil Earle, Kate Pankhurst, Liz Kessler, Maudie Smith, Dawn Kurtagich and Leigh Bardugo.

She has many years’ experience in the children’s book world and started her career in the marketing department of Hachette Children’s Books, where she quickly discovered her real passion was for editing, and from there joined the editorial team at Simon and Schuster Children’s Books before moving to Orion.