LWC}NYC is a program of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses [clmp] with The National Book Foundation, The New School Graduate Writing Program, Poets & Writers, The Association of Authors' Representatives and with support from

NOVEMBER 13-14, 2014 } A two-day conference for fiction, poetry, and creative-nonfiction writers learning how to maneuver in the marketplace. Meet writers, editors, agents, publicists and publishers from Bloomsbury, Random House, PEN America, Electric Literature, A Public Space, Birds LLC, Cheney Literary, Houghton Mifflin, Little Brown, Publishers Weekly, William Morris, Viking, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and more.

All conference events will be held in the first floor auditorium at 63 5th Avenue, in The New School's University Center building, unless otherwise noted.


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 call Programs Director, Julie Buntin: 212-741-9110 X 15

Thursday November 13
Friday November 14

Program subject to change.

This event made possible through significant support from

And with additional support from

FEATURING } Harold Augenbraum (The National Book Foundation). Claudia Ballard (William Morris Endeavor). Millicent Bennett (Simon & Schuster). Marie-Helene Bertino (2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajama's). Ana Božičević (Rise in the Fall). Maria Braeckel (Random House). Anna Breslaw (Cosmopolitan Magazine). Julie Buntin (Council of Literary Magazines and Presses). Elyse Cheney (Cheney Literary). Rita Zoey Chin (Let the Tornado Come). Jason Diamond (Men's Journal, Vol 1 Brooklyn). Rebecca Dinerstein (The Sunlit Night). Noah Eaker (Random House). Natalie Eilbert (The Atlas Review). Jenni Ferrari-Adler (Union Literary). Michele Filgate (Salon, The Paris Review, Brooklyn Quarterly). Melissa Flashman (Trident Media Group, LLC). Lev Grossman (The Magician's Land). Brigid Hughes (A Public Space). Saeed Jones (Buzzfeed, Prelude to Bruise). Jeffrey Lependorf (Council of Literary Magazines and Presses). Lisa Lucas (Guernica). Leigh Newman (O, The Oprah Magazine; Still Points North). Maxwell Neely-Cohen (The Echo and the Boom). Julia Pierpont (Among the Ten Thousand Things). Jim Shepard (You Think That's Bad). Laura Shin (Forbes). Jayson Smith. Lauren Smythe (Inkwell Management). Rob Spillman (Tin House). Sampson Starkweather (Birds, LLC). Renée Zuckerbrot (Renée Zuckerbrot Literary Agency). Agents from (Association of Authors Representatives). And more!

Press from LWC}NYC:
   "Have Writing Degree, Will Travel," by Molly McQuade, Poetry Foundation
   "The Business of the Book," The Virginia Quarterly Review

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Recommendations for economical hotel accommodations:
   "10 New York Hotels for Under $250 a Night," The New York Times
   "Best Hotels at $150 or Less," New York Magazine

Check out what last year's LWC had to offer.

LWC}NYC Program Director: Julie Buntin ()