2019 Agents & Editors Conference / Writers' League of Texas / Austin, TX

Austin, Texas, United States

Jun 28 - Jun 30, 2019


TUITION / COST:$459 members / $519 non-members
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

CONTACT: Michael Noll
PHONE: (512) 499-8914
EMAIL: michael@writersleague.org
WEBSITE: http://www.writersleague.org/38/Conference

Now in its 26th year, this standout conference gives each attendee the opportunity to become a publishing insider. Meet more nearly two dozen top agents, editors, and industry professionals through one-on-one consultations and receptions. Get tips and strategies for revising and improving your manuscript from keynote speakers and presenters (including award-winning and bestselling writers).

The 2019 Writers' League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference will be held just steps from the shores of beautiful Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, Texas. The weekend-long event offers the opportunity to

• Meet top agents, editors, and industry professionals through one-on-one consultations and general receptions. A recent attendee said, “Out of several NYC conferences, Sewanee, and AWP experiences over many years, this is the most productive agent exposure I've experienced at a writing conference via the meetings, receptions, and panel access."

• Learn what agents expect, want, love, and hate.

• Hear success stories, tips and strategies, essential do’s and don’t’s from keynote speakers, writers, agents, editors, marketers, and other industry professionals.

• Get noticed and get inspired.

To find out more, visit the Writers' League of Texas website or write Program Director, Michael Noll, at michael@writersleague.org.


Featured Writers Include:

Confirmed agents include the following:

—Lauren E. Abramo, Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

—Reiko Davis, DeFiore & Co.

—Melissa Edwards, Stonesong

—Jessica Errera, Jane Rotrosen Agency

—Serene Hakim, Pande Literary

—Tricia Lawrence, Erin Murphy Literary

—Kim Lionetti, BookEnds Literary

—Kelli Martin, Wendy Sherman Associates

—Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts, Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency

—Rayhané Sanders, Massie & McQuilken Literary Agents

—DongWon Song, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

—Marya Spence, Janklow & Nesbit Associates

—Paul Stevens, Donald Maas Literary Agency

—Saba Sulaiman, Talcott Notch Literary Services

—Kristin von Ogtrop, InkWell Management

—Cindy Uh, Thompson Literary Agency

—Kent D. Wolf, Friedrich Agency

Confirmed editors include the following:

—Michael Barron, Melville House

—Sara Goodman, Wednesday Books

—Jason Pinter, Polis Books

Keynote Speakers:

—Tom Hart, bestselling author of the graphic memoir ROSALIE LIGHTNING

—Naomi Shihab Nye, award-winning poet of (most recently) THE TINY JOURNALIST


Writers' League of Texas A&E Conference
611 S. Congress Ave, Suite 200A3
Texas, United States

Writers' League of Texas

The Writers' League of Texas is a statewide non-profit that supports writers, both published and not yet published, across Texas. With a membership of 1400 and growing, the Writers' League offers programming throughout the year that includes weekend classes on the craft of writing and the business of publishing, weeknight online classes, a summer Agents & Editors Conference in Austin and a Summer Writing Retreat, author visits to public schools and rural libraries, and a free, public panel discussion each month. Member benefits include discounts on all programming, additional retail, service and organizational discounts, the opportunity to share news with our community of members and nonmembers. Contact (512) 499-8914 or wlt@writersleague.org for more information.