Attention LA writers!
April 7, 2011I want to let you know about an upcoming 1/2 day agent panel I'll be moderating for UCLA Extension. I'm especially excited to have an agent on the panel who specializes in young adult fiction!
Here are the details:
Finding and Working with a Literary Agent
Saturday, April 23
9:30am – 12:30pm in the Westwood Village
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center, Room 204
Download a map at: www.ucla.edu/map
The panel includes agents who represent fiction and nonfiction writers, and will also address the current market and representation for young adult fiction. The discussion will be moderated by author and Writers’ Program instructor Aimee Liu.
Jamie Weiss Chilton of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, whose clients include Struck, a YA debut by Jennifer Bosworth (FSG); Orchards, a YA novel in verse by Holly Thompson (Delacorte); Fall into Me, a debut YA by Jennifer Castle (Harper Collins); and Bad for You, a graphic novel by co-creators Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham (Holt), Jammy Dance, a picture book by Rebecca Janni, to be illustrated by Tracy Dockray (FSG); and Tracey E. Fern's nonfiction picture book Barnum’s Bones to be illustrated by Boris Kulikov (FSG).
Timothy Wager of Davis Wager Literary Agency, whose clients include Richard Lange, author of Dead Boys (Little, Brown); Michael Tisserand, author of Sugarcane Academy (Harcourt); Demaree Inglese and Diana Gallagher, authors of No Ordinary Heroes (Kensington Citadel); Silja J.A. Talvi, author of Women Behind Bars (Seal Press).
Maureen Lasher, of the LA Literary Agency, whose upcoming books include My Life in Baseball, by Bill White, My Untold Story About the Games People Play (Grand Central Publishing); Rebels In Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp (Henry Holt); The Fourth Trimester, by Susan Brink (University of California Press); Cake Balls and Doughnuts, by Dede Wilson (Harvard Common Press)
To enroll, call Kate Sipples or Mae Respicio in the Writers’ Program office at (310) 825-9415.