The Gotham Writers Conference was held online from October 16 to October 18. Sponsored by the Gotham Writers Workshop, the event was open to fiction and nonfiction writers. The first two days of the conference featured panels, presentations, and social events; the third day of the conference featured pitching roundtables with literary agents. The faculty included fiction writers Jacob M. Appel and Lev AC Rosen and nonfiction writer Jennifer Armstrong. Participating agents included Noah Ballard (Curtis Brown), Stephen Barr (Writers House), Kerry D’Agostino (Curtis Brown), David Forrer (Inkwell), Alyssa Eisner Henkin (Trident Media), Charlie Olsen (Inkwell), Alec Shane (Writers House), Eric Smith (P. S. Literary), and JL Stermer (New Leaf Literary). The cost of the conference was $145 for panels and presentations, $395 for the pitching roundtables, or $495 for both. Registration for the first two days of the conference was first come, first served. To attend the third day of the conference, writers submitted a query letter and the first 10 pages of a manuscript-in-progress. There was no application fee; admissions were made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Gotham Writers Conference, Gotham Writers Workshop, 555 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1402, New York, NY 10018. (212) 974-8377.