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Send a query letter, preferably via e-mail, that includes a synopsis of the project, publication history, and brief bio to email@example.com. A sample chapter also may be included. Response time is four weeks.
What is the best advice you can give young writers who are applying to MFA programs?
Do agents really read synopses? Isn’t a ten-page sample more useful?
I write literary fiction and have completed four novels and one hundred pages of a memoir with a proposal. I’ve published extensively in literary journals and anthologies—stories excerpted from...