Jennifer Chen Tran is a literary agent at Idea Architects and exclusively represents nonfiction, especially books with a positive social impact. Originally from New York, Jennifer is a lifelong reader and experienced member of the publishing industry. Prior to joining Idea Architects, she was an Associate Agent at Bradford Literary and Fuse Literary and served as Counsel at The New Press. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Northeastern School of Law in Boston, MA, and a Bachelors of Arts in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis.
Jennifer understands the importance of negotiation in securing rights on behalf of her authors. She counsels her clients on how to expand their platforms, improve on craft, and works collaboratively with her clients throughout the editorial and publication process. Her ultimate goal is to work in concert with authors to shape books that will have a positive social impact on the world—books that also inform and entertain.