The 2017 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference will be held from September 9 to September 10 at St. Francis College in downtown Brooklyn, New York. The conference features craft workshops, panels, and one-on-one agent meetings for fiction and nonfiction writers. Participating authors include fiction writers Julia Fierro, Angela Flournoy, Justin Taylor, and Hannah Tinti; and nonfiction writer Alison Kinney. Participating publishing professionals include Ibrahim Ahmad (Akashic Books), Helen Atsma (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Libby Flores (PEN USA), Margaux Weisman (Knopf); and agents Andrea Barzvi (Empire Literary), Michelle Brower (Aevitas Creative Management), Jenni Ferrari-Adler (Union Literary), Mark Gottlieb (Trident Media Group), Erin Harris (Folio Literary Management), Annie Hwang (Folio Literary Management), Jeff Kleinman (Folio Literary Management), Kate McKean (Howard Morhaim Literary), Christina Morgan (Serendipity Literary), Andrea Morrison (Writers House), Monica Odom (Bradfor Literary), Anjali Singh (Ayesha Pande Literary), Sarah Smith (David Black Literary), and Saba Sulaiman (Talcott Notch Literary). The cost of the conference is $350 for both days or $250 for one day (students receive a $50 discount). Agent meetings range from $50 to $200; craft workshops range from $50 to $100. Using the online submission system, submit an entry form and a writing sample of 250 to 500 words. Admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Slice Literary Writers’ Conference, P.O. Box 659, Village Station, New York, NY 10014. Maria Gagliano, Business Director.