R154. Small is the New Big: Working With Independent Presses to Build a Literary Career
Thursday, April 9, 2015
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Michelle Brower is an agent with Folio Literary Management, where she specializes in literary fiction, book club fiction, and narrative nonfiction. Her authors include Jason Mott, Tara Conklin, and Rebecca Rasmussen.
Ben George is a senior editor at Little, Brown & Company.
Anitra Budd is an editor at Coffee House Press, an award-winning independent publishing house in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In this role she oversees the editorial schedule, assists with subsidiary rights management, and acquires and edits new titles.
Ethan Nosowsky is editorial director at Graywolf Press. He has edited books by Jeffery Renard Allen, Hilton Als, Deborah Baker, David Byrne, Geoff Dyer, Dave Eggers, Stephen Elliott, J. Robert Lennon, Sarah Manguso, and Maggie Nelson among many others.
Erin Harris is a literary agent at Folio Literary Management who represents literary fiction, YA, and narrative nonfiction. She received her MFA in creative writing from the New School.