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Friday, September 9, 2011

Literary Writers Conference in New York City

I received an email recently about this conference and thought it sounded interesting. It's a two-day conference for fiction, poetry, and creative-nonfiction writers that will help them learn how to maneuver in the marketplace. Attendees will meet writers, editors, agents, publicists and publishers from Publishers Weekly, Oxford University Press, Scribner, Hachette Book Group, Graywolf, the Poetry Society of America, Bloomsbury, Knopf, the Academy of American Poets and more. It's scheduled for November 3rd & 4th 2011.Registration is open but through November 2nd or until all the of the spaces are filled.

Blog readers can get a discount on the registration, keep reading to find out more.

More information from the publicity poster:

WORKSHOPS. PRESENTATIONS. FEEDBACK. INCLUDING:

• QUERY LETTER CLINIC
• LITERARY AGENTS 101
• ASSEMBLING THE POETRY COLLECTION
• HOW TO GET WORK INTO LIT MAGS
• HOW TO GET GRANTS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
• OPENING LINES CLINIC
• CASE STUDY OF A MEMOIR
• CASE STUDY OF A NOVEL
• CASE STUDY OF A POETRY COLLECTION
• A CONVERSATION WITH THE NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION
• REJECTION, REVISION & RESUBMISSION
• HOW TO MAKE A NAME FOR YOURSELF

FEATURING } Miriam Altschuler (Miriam Altschuler Literary Agency). Harold Augenbraum (The National Book Foundation). Julie Barer (Barer Literary). Christopher Beha (Whatever Happened to Sophia Wilder). Elizabeth Bewley (Little, Brown). Sarah Burnes (The Gernert Company). Brian de Fiore (De Fiore and Company). Elliot Figman (Poets & Writers). Jon Fine (Amazon.com). Richard Florest (Open Road Media). Jonathan Galassi (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Kate Garrick (De Fiore and Company). E. Tracy Grinnell (Litmus Press). Gail Hochman (Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents). Nathaniel Jacks (Inkwell Management). Robert Leleux (Memoirs of a Beautiful Boy). Jeffrey Lependorf (Council of Literary Magazines and Presses). Rachel Levitsky (Belladonna). Gina Maccoby (Gina Maccoby Literary Agency). Stephen Motika (Nightboat Books). Robert Polito (The New School). Minna Proctor (The Literary Review). Kate Travers (F+W Media). Jamie Schwartz (Council of Literary Magazines and Presses). Ira Silverberg (Sterling Lord Literistic). Nat Sobel (Sobel Weber Associates). Rob Spillman (Tin House). Joel Whitney (Guernica). Brook Wilensky-Lanford (Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden). Agents from Association of Authors Representatives. And More!


REGISTER ONLINE NOW  OR TO REGISTER BY PHONE, CALL 212.741.9110 x 16   

WWW.LWCNYC.ORG for more information and the complete schedule.

Now the discount: You can get 20% off, whether you attend one day only or both days. Click here for the discount and be sure to spread the word about the conference, this blog, and the discount. You need to click on the link in order to get the discount.

If anyone goes, I'd be interested in hearing a report, maybe a guest post on it. :)

1 comment:

  1. interesting to see this - thanks - joined your blog

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