2019 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference Pitch Slam Agents

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry, and more than 50 literary agents and editors will be listening to pitches at the 2019 Writer's Digest Annual Conference as part of its popular Pitch Slam program. Here are a few Pitch Slam agents who have been featured on Publishing Insights recently. The post 2019 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference Pitch Slam Agents by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-14 13:31:11 UTC ]
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Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How Literary Agents Agree and Differ: Lessons From the Annual Writer’s Digest Conference

There are some things all agents want to see from writers, but they don't agree on everything. Here's how literary agents agree and differ on what they want from writers. The post How Literary Agents Agree and Differ: Lessons From the Annual Writer’s Digest Conference by Robert Lee Brewer... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference

Librarians gathered in Washington D.C. were treated to a slate of great author talks—and wrestled with a host of thorny issues in the professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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LBF and Writer's Digest launch author conference

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WATCH: Best of the Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, with Dr. Abraham Verghese

In the inaugural episode of its new digital webcast series, SVWC NOW, the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference presents bestselling author (My Own Country, Cutting for Stone), physician, and winner of a 2015 National Humanities Medal, Dr. Abraham Verghese in conversation with novelist and SVWC... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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ALA Offers Members Free, or Reduced Registration for 2020 Annual Conference

Thanks to a select group of sponsors, the fee for ALA members is just $60, and registration is free for any library professional who has been furloughed, laid off, or has had a reduction in hours. Registration closes on Wednesday, June 17, at noon (CT). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Announces Virtual Option for Canceled Annual Conference

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Do Writers Need Literary Agents?

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American Library Association Cancels 2020 Annual Conference

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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

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2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Is Canceled

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RWA President, Executive Director Resign as Publishers Drop Its Annual Conference

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In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner

For Antrobus' 'commitment not just to recognizing difference but to the difficult act of forgiveness,' the Young Writer Award goes to poetry this year. The post In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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