During the afternoon you'll get the chance to pitch to two different agents who you'll be paired with depending on your chosen genre. 2016 saw agents attend from leading literary agencies including: Conville & Walsh, Del Ray, Blake Friedman Associates, Peter Fraser Dunlop, Susannah Lea Associates, Curtis Brown (and many more). We'll be announcing the full programme of agents nearer the time.
We've devised panels of literary professionals to cover topics such as:
self and digital publishing
reaching your audience
independent vs mainstream publishing
including a host of other topics
What else is on?
An evening post-eventdrinks - everyone welcome
A keynote speech from a leading author (TBA)
Stalls from booksellers, societies and publishing organisations
Networking spaces where you can meet your fellow delegates
Whilst the pitching sessions are going on throughout the afternoon we'll be running a series of workshops covering skills like: