2020 Agents & Editors Conference / Writers' League of Texas / Austin, TX

Austin, Texas, United States


Details
Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2020

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:June 26, 2020
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

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

Now in its 27th year, this standout conference is known for its friendly, supportive environment in which to learn about the publishing industry. 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 2020 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.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Confirmed agencies include Aragi, Inc.; The Book Group; Dystel, Goderich, & Bourret;  FinePrint Literary; The Gernert Company; Janklow & Nesbit Associates; Laura Gross Literary; L Perkins Agency; Marsal Lyon Literary Agency; McKinnon Literary; Sanford J. Greenburger Associates; Serendipity Literary Agency; Sterling Lord Literistic; Thompson Literary Agency; and WME.


Genres

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature


Location

Writers' League of Texas A&E Conference
611 S. Congress Ave, Suite 200A3
Austin
Texas, United States
78704-8706



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.