Agents Conference Q & A Roundup!

Here at the WLT we are gearing up for the 2011 Agents Conference in just a few days, and we wanted to make sure that you have a chance to see all of the Q & As with our fabulous faculty! Below are links to Q & As with some of the amazing agents and editors that the WLT is bringing to Texas to connect with new and upcoming writers. We hope you enjoy and find information to help you make the most of your conference weekend and inspiration for your writing!

Jenny Bent:

(Agent, The Bent Agency)

Jenny is interested in commercial and literary fiction, women’s fiction, mystery, thriller, romance, historical, narrative nonfiction and memoir, and middle-grade and young adult fiction, among others.

Amy Burkhardt:

(Agent, Kimberly Cameron and Associates)

Amy represents both fiction and nonfiction projects for the adult market as well as select young adult fiction. Amy looks for literary and commercial fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, smart thrillers, mysteries with a twist, historical fiction, and contemporary YA.

Lucy Chambers:

(Editor, Bright Sky Press)

Lucy is interested in nonfiction in the areas of history, biography, memoir, lifestyle, and family/parenting, among others. She is also interested in picture books and children’s nonfiction.

Susanna Einstein:

(Agent, LJK Literary Management)

Susanna is interested in crime fiction, historical fiction, and women’s fiction, as well as the occasional non-fiction book. She is particularly interested in finding wonderful books for middle-grade or young adult readers.

Beena Kamlani:

(Editor, Viking Penguin)

Beena is interested in literary fiction, mysteries, and historical fiction, as well as narrative nonfiction, history, biography, and essays.

Ryan Fischer-Harbage:

(Agent, The Fischer-Harbage Agency)

Ryan is interested in literary and commercial fiction, women’s fiction, mystery, thrillers, and historical. He is interested in a wide range of nonfiction, as well as young adult fiction, picture books, and chapter books.

Jim McCarthy:

(Agent, Dystel and Goderich Literary Management)

Jim is an avid fiction reader, and his interests encompass both literary and commercial works. He is particularly interested in literary women’s fiction, underrepresented voices, mysteries, romance, paranormal fiction, and anything unusual or unexpected. In addition to fiction he is also interested in narrative nonfiction, humor, and memoir.

Steve Ross:

(Agent, Abrams Artists Agency)

Steve is interested in nonfiction in the areas of current events, biography, memoir, pop culture, lifestyle, self-help, and narrative nonfiction.


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