The Writers’ League of Texas 2019 Agents & Editors Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers was held from June 28 to June 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. The conference featured panel discussions, lectures, pitch sessions, receptions, and one-on-one consultations with agents and editors. Participating agents included Lauren E. Abramo (Dystel, Goderich & Bourret), Reiko Davis (DeFiore and Company), Serena Hakim (Ayesha Pande Literary), Marya Spence (Janklow & Nesbit), Paul Stevens (Donald Maass Literary Agency), Cindy Uh (Thompson Literary Agency), Kristin van Ogtrop (InkWell Management), and Kent D. Wolf (Friedrich Agency). The cost of the conference, which included a one-on-one consultation with an agent or editor, was $479 ($419 for Writers’ League members) until April 2 and $519 ($459 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. Michael Noll, Program Director.