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Finding an Agent


What are literary agents looking for these days? Learn what's hot and what's not in the publishing world and what it takes to find an agent and land a publishing contract.


Panelists
Claire Gerus

Claire Gerus has been editor-in-chief of two publishing houses, worked for seven major publishers, including Harlequin, Rodale, Random House, Doubleday, John Wiley, Kensington and Adams Media. She has written articles for U....

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Ron Hogan

Ron Hogan helped create the literary Internet by launching Beatrice.com in 1995. He maintains an active presence in New York City’s literary scene, hosting and curating events such as Lady Jane’s Salon, the first reading series dedicated to romance fiction....

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Katharine Sands

A literary agent with the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, Katharine Sands has worked with a varied list of authors who publish a diverse array of books. She likes books that have a clear benefit for readers’ lives in categories of food, travel, lifestyle, home arts, beauty, wisdom, relationships, parenting and fresh looks....

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