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Literary Agents; Neil Gaiman Exclusive; and More
Latest Issue of Poets & Writers Magazine
The July/August issue of Poets &Writers Magazine
is out! It includes a special section on literary agents, and our website
is chock-full of related content. Below are some highlights.
Literary Agents: Your Partners in Publishing
Our special section on literary agents marks the return of our popular interview series Agents & Editors. Contributor Michael Szczerban interviews Eric Simonoff, a heavy-hitting agent at William Morris Endeavor. An in-depth, extended version of the article is available online.
Eric Simonoff, agent at William Morris Endeavor. (Photo by: Christy Whitney)
Our carefully curated database of literary agents keeps growing--we now offer detailed listings on more than eighty agents and agencies representing poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books they're interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them.
Visit Agent Advice, where top literary agents answer writers' most frequently asked questions. For example, Rebecca Gradinger of Fletcher & Company recently responded to this question: Do you like it when a writer draws a parallel between the writer's manuscript and other books that have been published?
Read Excerpts of Five New Books
In First Fiction 2013, our thirteenth annual roundup of the summer's best debut fiction, Paul Harding, Karen Russell, Nathan Englander, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie interview NoViolet Bulawayo, Bushra Rehman, Bill Cheng, Anton DiSclafani, and Chinelo Okparanta.
Read excerpts from the debut books online.
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Neil Gaiman in his "secret phone room." (Photo by: Jon Crispin)
Michele Filgate poses seven questions to bestselling author Neil Gaiman, including "Do you think every writer should be on Twitter?" Complementing the interview is our exclusive podcast of Gaiman reading from the first chapter of his new novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane.
Six months after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, a local literary magazine responds. Georgia Monaghan, editor in chief of the Newtowner, describes how she realized that "the Newtowner has the opportunity to do something special for the community, something that could really help."
A painting by Avielle Richman, age six, featured in the
Newtowner's tribute issue.
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