Working with Agents and Editors
Writing isn’t always a solitary act. A good agent or editor can help shape your writing, as well as your career. But what actually is the difference between an agent and an editor? Join freelance editor Tilda Johnson, literary agent Charlie Campbell, and editorial director of Quercus Books Emily Yau as they discuss how they work with their writers.
Meet the Shape-Shifters: Identifying the Correct Form for your Idea
Variety is the spice of life, and many writers seamlessly shift between novels, poetry, short stories, memoir and more. But does the form follow the idea, or vice versa? Meet the authors leading the way in form-jumping, and hear their advice on identifying the perfect fit. Featuring poet, prose-writer and performer Sai Murray, award-winning novelist and short story writer Irenosen Okojie, and poet and scriptwriter Anjum Malik.
Going Digital: New Opportunities for Writers
As story-telling technology continues to evolve, the term 'digital publishing' could describe more and more possibilities. From interactive maps you can traverse via a short story, to curating digital anthologies with submissions from all over the world, this panel will explore new opportunities and platforms for writers in the digital age, and examine the benefits and drawbacks of shirking tradition. Featuring Bookouture’s Associate Publisher Kathryn Taussig, digital short story writer Michelle Green, and co-creator of LossLit Kit Caless.