The 2018 Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Literary Writers Conference was held from December 6 to December 7 at the New School in New York City. The conference featured workshops in professional publishing and publicity to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers, as well as "Agent Speed Dating" sessions, query letter critiques, and panel discussions. The faculty included agents Amanda Annis (Trident Media Group), Sonali Chanchani (Folio Literary Management), Caroline Eisenmann (Frances Goldin Literary Agency), Diana Finch (Diana Finch Literary), Erin Harris (Folio Literary Management), Anna Stein (ICM Partners), and Renee Zuckerbrot (Massie & McQuilken); and editor Caroline Crumpacker (Belladonna* Collaborative). Participating writers included poet Celina Su. The cost of a two-day conference pass was $325, which included all workshops, agent pitch sessions, and panels, as well as some meals. The cost of a Thursday or Friday-only pass was $200. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
CLMP Literary Writers Conference, Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, the New School, Wollman Hall, 65 W. 11th Street, New York, NY 10011. Natalie Mesnard, Contact.