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Conference Schedule 2019

Conference Schedule 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

The Agent Journey: From Landing an Agent to Publication with Kirby Kim

Date(s): Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Thoren, University Club (view map)
Genre and Form(s): Agents, Business of Writing, Editing, Marketing, Publishing, Submitting
Tags: Query Letters, Publicity, Contracts, Blurbs, Signings

About the Session

What does working with an agent look like? Join agent, Kirby Kim, as he pulls back the curtain from the agent-writer journey, starting with at the moment a writer gets an agent. He'll speak to the important processes of: pre-submission editing, how the agent puts together an editor list, how they sell, then post sale and what to expect in the deal, how writers work with an editor, marketing and publicity, getting blurbs, selling your book, book signings, writing pieces in support of your book, and how you get friends to help. 

Meet the Presenter(s)

A native of Los Angeles, California, Kirby Kim attended Pomona College and got his JD at UC Hastings College of the Law. Kim got his first job in publishing working for Charlotte Sheedy Literary, at that time an affiliate of Sterling Lord Literistic, then moved to Vigliano Associates and WME before joining Janklow & Nesbit Associates.