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The Savvy Self-Publisher: Keith Devlin's Leonardo and Steve

by Debra W. Englander

The Practical Writer

January/February 2015

<p>When science author and NPR Math Guy Keith Devlin decided to cut a section from his soon-to-be published book on Fibonacci, he realized he had a unique opportunity—to self-publish the deleted content as an e-book alongside the hardcover book. We hear from Devlin, his agent Ted Weinstein, and publicist Amy Ferro on this uniquely challenging and exciting endeavor.</p>

Posted 11.14.14

Kevin Larimer, editor in chief of Poets & Writers, leads a conversation with editors Jeff Shotts of Graywolf Press and Chuck Adams of Algonquin Books and authors Jeffrey Yang and Amy Rowland about what it means to be published by an independent press, the author-editor relationship, and how they work together to reach readers.

Agent Advice with Meredith Kaffel of DeFiore & Company

by Staff

The Practical Writer

September/October 2014

<p>An agent representing authors such as CJ Hauser and Cecily Wong answers questions about writing in multiple genres, agents’ fees, and publishing work in online journals.</p>

Posted 7.29.14

Michael Szczerban, senior editor at Regan Arts, leads a discussion about how editors and agents work together on behalf of authors at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City. Panelists include agents Amy Berkower of Writers House, Eric Simonoff of the WME Book Department, Molly Friedrich of the Friedrich Literary Agency, and Meredith Kaffel of DeFiore & Company.

Agents & Authors: New York City 2014

Jofie Ferrari-Adler, a senior editor at Simon & Schuster, leads a conversation with debut authors Mira Jacob and Yelena Akhtiorskaya and agents Jim Rutman of Sterling Lord Literistic and Michelle Tessler of Tessler Literary Agency about the author-agent relationship at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City.

Agents & Editors: New York City 2014

Michael Szczerban, senior editor at Regan Arts, leads a discussion about how editors and agents work together on behalf of authors at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City. Panelists include agents Amy Berkower of Writers House, Eric Simonoff of the WME Book Department, Molly Friedrich of the Friedrich Literary Agency, and Meredith Kaffel of DeFiore & Company.

New York City: Literary Agents

The Poets & Writers Live event on June 21, 2014, featured agents Amy Berkower, Eric Simonoff, Molly Friedrich, Meredith Kaffel, Jim Rutman, and Michelle Tessler; editors Michael Szczerban and Jofie Ferrari-Adler; and authors Frank Bidart, Edward Hirsch, Roxana Robinson, Tayari Jones, Victor LaValle, Mira Jacob, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Tiphanie Yanique, William Giraldi, Tina Chang, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Karma Mayet Johnson, and Rich Vallar.

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Special Section

July/August 2014

PJ Mark, whose clients include Samantha Hunt, Wayne Koestenbaum, Dinaw Mengestu, Maggie Nelson, Ed Park, and Josh Weil, talks about what writers can do to improve their chances of success, why fiction is harder to sell than nonfiction, and the importance of trusting your heart.

How I Found My Agent: Ten Authors on Meeting the One

by Kevin Nance

Special Section

July/August 2014

<p>Karen Russell, Darin Strauss, and Colson Whitehead are among the ten writers who share their experiences of finding an agent.</p>

How I Found My Writer: Five Agents on the Search

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

July/August 2014

<p>Agents Molly Friedrich, Jeff Kleinman, and Emma Sweeney, among others, share their stories of finding new talent—often through unexpected circumstances.</p>
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