The Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers was held from June 30 to July 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. The conference featured panels, talks, pitch sessions, receptions, and one-on-one consultations with agents and editors. Participating agents included Claire Anderson-Wheeler (Regal Hoffman and Associates), Regina Brooks (Serendipity Literary), Michelle Brower (Aevitas Creative Management), Sara Crowe (Pippin Properties), Allison Devereux (Wolf Literary), David Doerrer (Abrams Artists Agency), Mark Falkin (Falkin Literary), Carrie Howland (Empire Literary), Annie Hwang (Folio), Dan Kirschen (ICM Partners), Alexa Stark (Trident Media Group), and Michelle Tessler (Tessler Literary). Participating editors included Daniel Smetanka (Counterpoint Press). The cost of the conference was $459 ($399 for Writers’ League members) until April 30, and $499 ($439 for members) thereafter. Lodging was available at the conference hotel for discounted rates. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.
Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference, 611 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200 A-3, Austin, TX 78704. (512) 499-8914. Jennifer Ziegler, Program Director.