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The 2016 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference will be held from September 10 to September 11 at St. Francis College in downtown Brooklyn, New York. The conference features craft workshops, panels, and one-on-one agent meetings for fiction and nonfiction writers. Participating authors include fiction writers Bronwen Hruska, Karen Russell, Elissa Schappel, and Rob Spillman; and nonfiction writer Michele Filgate. Participating publishing professionals include Sarah Bowlin (Henry Holt), Kim Brooks (Salon), Julie Buntin (Catapult), Matthew Daddona (HarperCollins), Marjorie DeWitt (Other Press), Katie Freeman (Penguin Random House), Bronwen Hruska (Soho Press), Brigid Hughes (A Public Space), Maris Kreizman (Kickstarter), Tiffany Liao (Penguin Random House), Halimah Marcus (Electric Literature), Paul Morris (PEN American Center), Miriam Parker (HarperCollins), and Sara Weiss (Penguin Random House); and agents Noah Ballard (Curtis Brown), Andrea Barzvi (Empire Literary), Michelle Brower (Kuhn Projects), Stephanie Delman (Sanford J. Greenburger Associates), Jenni Ferrari-Adler (Union Literary), Erin Harris (Folio Literary Management), Meredith Kaffel Simonoff (DeFiore & Company), Kirby Kim (Janklow & Nesbit), Jeff Kleinman (Folio Literary Management), Paul Lucas (Janklow & Nesbit), Andrea Morrison (Writers House) Monica Odom (Bradford Literary Agency), Alex Salter (Trident Media Group), Sarah Smith (David Black Literary Agency), and Anna Stein (ICM). The cost of the conference is $350 for both days or $250 for one day (students receive a $50 discount). Agent meetings range from $50 to $200; craft workshops range from $50 to $100. Using the online submission system, submit an entry form and a writing sample of 250 to 500 words. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Slice Literary Writers’ Conference, P.O. Box 659, Village Station, New York, NY 10014. Maria Gagliano, Business Director.