Susan Penny has worked as an agent since 2016, diligently representing her clients' interests and working with artists to develop impactful illustrated books for young readers. She understands the true value of illustration, and has an exceptional knowledge of the industry and Bright's portfolios, enabling her to respond quickly and ably to her clients' needs. Susan also enjoys working closely with artists to develop their craft and careers, opening new avenues and fresh opportunities for them. Her background in academia and international law in Europe, Asia and Africa gives her a unique approach and fresh insight to the publishing industry. She is constantly driving new growth at Bright and goes above and beyond to deliver every project to perfection.