Agent Linn Prentis (b.1944) died on December 24. Prentis began her long career as an agent working for the Virginia Kidd Agency, leaving after fifteen years to strike out on her own.
She opened the Prentis Agency, originally in New York, but in 2011, moving to Washington state and maintaining offices in both Washington and New York. She trained other agents, with Trodayne Northern managing the New York office and Amy Hayden working as an acquisitions agent.
An Affiliate member of SFWA, Prentis’ clients included Kage Baker, Patricia Briggs, Rick Bowes, A.M. Dellamonica, and James Morrow, among many others. She was a frequent attendee of SFWA’s New York Reception and other SFWA events.