Friday Filler- Agents Conference Update

We’re getting closer and closer to the 2011 Agents Conference on June 10-12, and things are getting even more exciting! We’ve opened up new workshops and consultations, as well as adding two new agents to our lineup! We’ve also released the full conference schedule. Today we round up all the new Agents Conference info for you.

If you haven’t registered for the conference yet, you can – right here!

The Conference Schedule is up!

Now you can check out the full spread of panels, consultations, social events, and signings that we have lined up! Just follow this link to our website, where you can download the full schedule.

Announcing Pre-Conference Workshops!

Held on Friday, June 10, the pre-conference workshops cover a range of areas of interest and will help you get the most out of your conference experience. This year’s topics include “Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes Writers Make,” “Ask an Agent, with Jenny Bent,” “Prep Your Pitch,” and “Which Comes First? The Book Or the Movie?” For more info on the pre-conference workshops, click here .

To register for a pre-conference workshop, click here.

Add a Consultation with a PR/Marketing or Publishing Expert!

We are proud to bring you PR/marketing and publishing consultations with some of the best in the business! Choose from PR/marketing consultations with 

Jay Ehret of The Marketing Spot
Marika Flatt
of PR By the Book
Rusty Shelton
of Shelton Interactive
Thomas Umstaddt
of Author Media

And choose from publishing consultations with

Jerry Gross – Editor
Jane Friedman – Industry expert
Kevin Smokler – CEO of BookTour

All consultations are 15 minutes long, except for Thomas Umstaddt, who will also provide a website and social media analysis (30 minutes). Consultations are $50 each.

To register for a PR/marketing consultation, click here!

To register for a publishing consultation, click here!

Two New Agents Added to the Conference Lineup!

Due to an agent cancellation and the increased demand for agent consultations we have added not one, but two new agents to our conference lineup. Victoria Marini of Gelfman Schneider Literary Agents is actively building her list. She is looking for middle grade and YA fiction (particularly sci-fi fantasy, thriller, horror, paranormal, and edgy contemporary). She is also seeking women’s fiction, urban fantasy, romantic suspense, and pop-culture non-fiction. Susan Shulman established her literary and dramatic agency specializing in contemporary fiction and nonfiction for adult readers and both picture books and general fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. In addition, the agency represents film, television, and allied rights.

To learn more about the new agents and our full lineup, click here!

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