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LitFest: What To Look for in A Literary Agent

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Teens , Adults

Program Description

Event Description

Join agent Seth Fishman of The Gernert Company as he discusses the role of an agent in your writing career, presents tools for your search, and highlights key questions to ask when seeking representation. Q&A will be welcome from all. This event is live on Facebook.

This is one of many events happening this month for LitFest 2021. For a full breakdown of other programs, visit:

Seth Fishman is a native of Midland, Texas (think Friday Night Lights), and a graduate of Princeton University and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. He spends his days as a literary agent at The Gernert Company and his nights (and mornings) writing. His first picture book, A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS, won the Mathical Prize, was a Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Book, and was named a best book of 2017 by Amazon, and the Planetary Society. Other picture books include: POWER UP, THE OCEAN IN YOUR BATHTUB and WHEN I WAKE UP, which is out in November. He's the author of two YA thrillers, THE WELL'S END and THE DARK WATER. He lives in LA with his wife and son.


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