Kirby Kim offers valuable counsel on when to query, how to keep revising, and the market value of horror fiction.
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Anna Gosh answers readers’ questions—from why poetry agents are seemingly nonexistent to whether or not it is possible to be “too young to write.”
A look at the how young literary agents grow in their careers, and what they can offer authors compared to more well-known agents.
As part of a continuing series, the founder of her own New York–based literary agency discusses “the mixture of deft prose and narrative suspense” that drew her to the work of fiction writer Naomi J. Williams, who she eventually took on as a client.
Four veteran agents talk about the business of books, the secret to a good pitch, and what authors should do in the lead-up to publication.
A publishing-industry veteran who has worked as an agent, writer, and editor explores how her various experiences have helped her make decisions about both her own career and that of other writers.
An author, an agent, a publisher, and an editor explore the often difficult path to selling a story collection—when what most publishers want is a novel.
The agent of authors such as María Amparo Escandón and Joy Nicholson offers advice on query letters, editing, and what not to do when submitting a manuscript.
Whether it’s simply spelling a name correctly in a query letter or proposing something new, advice for catching an agent’s eye can range from the obvious to the surprisingly counter-intuitive. Here, six agents speak candidly about what stands out to them.