LWC}NYC is a program of the Community 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 Amazon Literary Partnerships.

NOVEMBER 12-13, 2015 } 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.

All conference events will be held at The New School, 63-5th Avenue, unless otherwise noted.

Online payment is now closed. If you wish to attend the conference, please bring a check to the check-in table.

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

Thursday November 12
Friday November 13

Program subject to change.

This event made possible through significant support from

And with additional support from

FEATURING } Jody Kahn (Brandt & Hochman). Kent D. Wolf (Lippincott Massie McQuilkin). Sarah Levitt (Zoë Pagnamenta Agency). Nicole Tourtelot (Kuhn Projects). Lisa Grubka (Fletcher and Co). Claire Anderson-Wheeler (Regal Hoffmann & Associates). Harvey Klinger (Harvey Klinger, Inc). Carrie Howland (Donadio & Olson, Inc). Julia Lord (Juliar Lord Literary). Sarah Yake (Frances Collin Literary Agency). Mackenzie Brady (New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc.). MacKenzie Fraser-Bub (Trident). Bibi Lewis (The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency). Mary South (Lowenstein Associates). Barbara Lowenstein (Lowenstein Associates). Erin Harris (Folio Literary Mgmt). Regina Ryan (Regina Ryan Publishing Engterprise). Adam Schear (DeFiore & Co) Lucas Hunt (Orchard Literary). Laura Biagi (Jean V. Naggar Lit Agency). Renée Zuckerbrot (Renée Zuckerbrot Literary Agency LLC). And more!

This year's many presenters include: National Book Award shortlisted writer Angela Flournoy (The Turner House) in conversation with Harold Augenbraum (National Book Foundation); Alexandra Kleeman (You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine) with editors Cal Morgan (Harper Perennial) and Barry Harbaugh (Little A); Tiphanie Yanique (Land of Love and Drowning) and her publicist Katie Freeman (Riverhead Books); Tin House's Rob Spillman (All Tomorrow's Parties) with his editor Corinna Barsan (Grove/Atlantic) and his agent Bill Clegg (Did You Ever Have A Family); Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo with his editor Martha Rhodes (Four Way Books); arts administrators, editors, and marketing/PR professionals from Amazon, A Public Space, The Literary Review, the Millay Colony, Poets & Writers, Stonecutter Journal, and many more. In addition, meet with more than 25 agents from the Association of Authors' Representatives plus a host of publishers and authors eager to share the business of being a professional, literary writer.

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.

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