Jenny Minton is a writer, editor, and literary event curator. Prior to writing full time, Minton was a book editor at several Random House imprints: Delacorte/Dell Publishing, Knopf, Broadway Books, and Vintage/Anchor Books. She is the author of a memoir, The Early Birds (Knopf, 2007), and the daughter of Walter Minton, the storied former President and Publisher of G.P. Putnam’s Sons, who first dared to publish Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov in the U.S. in 1958. Minton lives in West Hartford, CT.