Navigating the Agent/Author Relationship: Understand What You Can Expect from Your Agent, What You Shouldn’t Feel Awkward Asking, and How Involved You Should Be in the Submissions Process

Maroney Theater, 7th floor

If the writer’s life were a video game, then securing an agent would mean leaping from one level to the next. After all that work, dodging rejection and firing out queries, you’ve made it! Level complete. But what next? Learn how to build a productive relationship with your literary agent and how to evaluate that relationship over the course of your career.

Panelists: Michelle Brower, Agent, Aevitas Creative Management; Reiko Davis, Agent, DeFiore & Company; Annie Hwang, Agent, Folio Literary Management; Anjali Singh, Agent, Ayesha Pande Literary

Moderator: Fran Hawthorne, Author, The Heirs

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