Literary Writers Conference FAQs


Q: Where does the Literary Writers Conference take place?
A: The Literary Writers Conference will take place on an online platform.

Q: Who do I contact if I have questions about the conference?
A: Send your questions to David Gibbs, Director of Programs, at [email protected].

Q: When should I enter a virtual event during the conference?
A: Please enter online events 5 minutes before they start.

Q: How many pitches are included in the Agent Pitch Sessions?
A: Conference attendees receive 2 Agent Pitch Sessions.

Q: How long are pitches during the Agent Pitch Sessions?
A: Each verbal pitch is 6 minutes long.

Q: How am I assigned an agent for the Agent Pitch Sessions?
A: When you register, you will select a literary genre that best represents your work. You may also list agents you’d like to pitch to and those you do not wish to pitch to. We will do our best to pair you with agents that you would prefer to meet; however, we cannot guarantee it. If your top choices are not available, we will try to assign you to 2 agents that represent your genre.

Q: Will closed captioning be available?
A: Closed captioning will be available for the panels. If you have other accessibility requests, please contact David Gibbs, Director of Programs, at [email protected]