University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Agent Panel

This panel of authors who are also literary agents will share their experiences on both sides of the publishing process and what you need to do to land an agent.

James Donovan

James Donovan is the founder and president of Jim Donovan Literary, a literary agency in Dallas. His books include "The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation," "Custer and the Little Bighorn" and "A Terrible Glory," which spent three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list....

Kirby Kim

A native of Los Angeles, Calif., Kirby Kim attended Pomona College and got his law degree at the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Kim got his first job in publishing working for Charlotte Sheedy Literary, at that time an affiliate of Sterling Lord Literistic, then moved to Vigliano Associates and WME where he represents both literary and commercial authors....

Paula Munier

Paula Munier is a literary agent and the USA Today bestselling author of "Blind Search" and "A Borrowing of Bones," which was nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award. She was inspired to write the Mercy Carr series by the hero working dogs she met through MissionK9Rescue, her own Newfoundland-retriever mix rescue Bear and a lifelong passion for crime fiction....

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