As Ross Yoon's literary assistant, Jay Venables evaluates submissions, edits proposals, scouts new clients, and keeps the agency's social presence current. She also assists Dara in foreign rights management, and helps Anna oversee the internship program at Ross Yoon. She is an ardent reader of creative nonfiction and especially delights in contemporary history, identity memoir, essay collections, true crime, and popular science.
Outside of work, her "To be Read" pile includes recent releases in fiction and classic literature alike. She is also an aficionada of underground music; you can find her supporting local bands on weekends and expanding her collection of vinyls despite limited shelf space among her books.
Jay is a graduate of the University of Richmond with a BA in English Literature and a minor in Law and the Liberal Arts. Jay’s pronouns are she/her.