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2022 Agents & Editors Conference

June 24 2022 - June 26 2022

$459.00 – $519.00

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2022 Agents & Editors Conference Ticket - Members (After April 5)
$ 459.00
Unlimited
2022 Agents & Editors Conference Ticket - Non-Members (After April 5)
$ 519.00
Unlimited

UPDATE AS OF 5/23/2022: The following agents no longer have consultation slots available: Erica Bauman (Aevitas), Anna Sproul-Latimer (Neon Literary), Julie Stevenson (Massie & McQuilkin)

The 2022 Agents & Editors Conference (June 24-26) marks our 29th conference and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome more than 400 attendees, authors, and publishing professionals to Austin once again for one of the best conference experiences available to writers.

For a list of confirmed agents to date, click here.

For a list of confirmed editors to date, click here.

To purchase a ticket to the Saturday Keynote luncheon, click here.

Rooms can be booked at the official conference hotel, the beautiful Hyatt Regency on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, here. The cut-off date to register under the group block is June 9, 2022. 

The 2022 program will be made available in early June. In the meantime, to see what last year’s conference looked like, check out the program here.  

The 2022 schedule of events is still in the planning stages. The weekend will be full of general sessions featuring special guests, breakout sessions comprised of panels, presentations, and authors in conversation, consultation sessions with agents and editors, and plenty of opportunities to network. The schedule of events below will give you an idea of what to expect:

Leading up to the conference, we will host a virtual “Practice Makes Pitch Perfect” presentation and Pitch Lab, date and time still to be finalized. These virtual sessions will be recorded so that all conference registrants can enjoy them live or after the fact.

Friday

  • Check-in: Begins at 11 a.m.
  • Genre Sessions: Join fellow writers to discuss tips, strategies, resources, and trends in your genre.
  • Welcome Reception: Drinks, snacks, and casual conversation with writers, agents, and editors.

Saturday

  • Opening discussion with an industry insider from a major publishing imprint.
  • Panels, presentations, and conversations featuring nearly 100 published writers, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, and other publishing professionals.
  • Luncheon with a keynote speaker, with complimentary copy of book. (Not included in the registration price. Keynote Luncheon tickets can be added to your shopping cart when you register for the conference or purchased at a later date.)
  • Evening event with special guest/s.
  • One-on-one consultations with agents and editors. 

Sunday

  • Panels, presentations, and conversations featuring nearly 100 published writers, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, and other publishing professionals.
  • One-on-one consultations with agents and editors.
  • Closing Luncheon.

Registration Rates 

February 7 – February 14, 2022:

  • $399 WLT Members (Registration for non-members opens on February 15)

February 15 – April 4, 2022:

  • $419 WLT Members
  • $479 Non-Members
  • Registration includes a one-on-one consultation with an agent or editor.

After April 5, 2022, while seats remain

  • $459 WLT Members
  • $519 Non-Members
  • Beginning April 5, registration does not include a one-on-one consultation with an agent or editor. Consultations will be made available for individual purchase as space allows.

Registration for the 2022 Agents & Editors Conference includes the following:

  • Entry to all general and breakout sessions, including the genre sessions
  • Entry to the virtual Practice Makes Pitch Perfect presentation + Pitch Lab
  • Entry to the Opening Session with a top industry insider
  • Entry to the Friday and Saturday evening events
  • Entry to the Sunday Closing Luncheon (with RSVP)
  • One (1) one-on-one consultation with an agent or editor for all registrations purchased before April 5, 2022
  • Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday
  • Coffee breaks throughout the weekend

The following will be made available for separate purchase:

  • A ticket to the Saturday Keynote Luncheon 
  • A second one-on-one consultation with an agent or editor (pending availability)

Refund Policy 

All cancellations will incur a $50 cancellation fee.

Through March 7, 2022: 100% refund available, minus the cancellation fee.

March 8 – April 30, 2022: 50% refund available for registration, minus the cancellation fee. There are no refunds for consultations.  

After April 30, 2022: No refunds will be made (no exceptions), but registrants can transfer their registration to another person as long as advance notice is given to the Writers’ League of Texas. If you wish to transfer your registration, please call the WLT at 512-499-8914 or email wltconference@writersleague.org. 

Program Note:

The WLT reserves the right to change or cancel any speaker and/or session without notice.

All credit card transactions will incur a 4% handling fee. If you’d prefer to pay by check you can use this form and mail to: WLT, P.O. Box 14355, Austin, TX, 78704.

Details

Start:
June 24 2022
End:
June 26 2022
Cost:
$459.00 – $519.00
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Venue

Hyatt Regency Austin on Lady Bird Lake
208 Barton Springs Drive
Austin, TX 78704 United States