Literary Writers Conference } New York City
} the conference for the literary writer
Nov. 10-11, 2016
CLMP’s annual writers conference teaching serious authors of fiction, non-fiction and poetry how to maneuver in the marketplace takes place every November at The New School in New York City. Publishing is a partnership activity made up of multiple partnerships—learn how to forge them and maintain them from leaders int he industry. Featuring a Who’s Who of literary agents, publishing professionals and authors, it’s the conference for the literary writer.
LWC}NYC is a program of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses [clmp] with The National Book Foundation, The New School Creative Writing Program, Poets & Writers, and The Association of Authors’ Representatives.
All conference events will take place at The New School’s Theresa Lang Student and Community Center, located at 55 West 13th Street.
Price includes two working lunches and two one-on-one meetings with literary agents. Registration is capped at 100, so book soon to hold your spot! If you have questions, please email: email@example.com.
multiple literary agents give group critiques of what can be a first and important introduction for most writers to potential agents and publishers
a distinguished panel of literary agents give sound advice on the best way to get an agent and fashion a long and lasting relationship with one
a working lunch featuring editors from some of America’s most prestigious literary magazines and journals
one-on-one meetings with literary agents
featuring Julie Buntin, author of the forthcoming “Marlena: A Novel” (Henry Holt, April 2017) with her agent, editor, and publicist
multiple literary agents give advice on the strength of your opening lines and paragraphs — learn what editors and agents make of what you send them (what makes them want to read more and what stops them in their tracks) and get invaluable tips on how to strengthen how your manuscript starts
featuring a novelist with her agent in a frank discussion of her path to publication
featuring poet Amanda Nadelberg, author of “Songs From a Mountain” (Coffeehouse 2016)
working lunch: National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas in conversation with a new “Five Under 35” author
learn strategies for getting money, residencies and prizes from a panel of experts
a panel of established, successful writers (TBA) share how they make their livings, how they deal with success and rejection, and how they stay in it for the long haul
Program subject to change.
LWC}NYC is organized by the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses in collaboration with The Creative Writing Program at The New School.