Annie Hwang of Ayesha Pande Literary talks about community building, professional burnout, the questions writers should ask when querying agents, and the demanding work of advocating for diversity in publishing.
The agent answers questions about attracting agents using self-published books and whether to use a summary or a writing sample to pitch a memoir.
The agent who represents writers TJ Alexander and K. Tempest Bradford, among others, answers questions about being ghosted by agents and how to query for nonfiction books.
Acclaimed author and agent Catherine Cho discusses her start as an agent; her decision to open her own agency, Paper Literary; and her advice for writers daunted by the process of finding representation.
To recruit talented BIPOC professionals into literary agenting and ensure social justice in the field, Literary Agents of Change offers a paid internship program as well as a mentorship program focusing on retention.
The literary agent answers questions about how to seek representation as a self-published author, break into the agenting business, and more.
A pop-up literary agency at the University of Arizona allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience in the publishing world by connecting children’s picture book authors with established agents.
The literary agent answers questions about submitting story collections, getting an agent’s attention, and querying two agents at the same agency.
An in-depth look into whether the number of poets represented by literary agents is on the rise, and how agents help poets achieve their career goals.
In the first installment of a yearlong series on publishing professionals, three literary agent assistants in New York City reveal the inner workings of a literary agency.