Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Litaerary agent Heather Flaherty joins The Bent Agency, seeks children's Middle Grade, YA, New Adult and nonfiction

Heather Flaherty
The Bent Agency
159 Twentieth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
21 Melliss Avenue
Kew, Richmond TW9 4BQ

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Heather Flaherty joined the Bent Agency as an agent on February 1, and like all new agents, she needs authors. A children's/YA scout for years, she will focus on authors who write children’s middle grade and young adult fiction. She’s also looking for nonfiction and select new adult fiction, and pop-culture or humorous nonfiction.

Paste the first ten pages of your book in the body of the email. (No attachments.)  If you’re submitting a picture book, please include the complete text; for illustrations, please include a link to your website or two or three PDFs or JPEGs of your work.

Full submission guidelines here.

Olga Filina
Brian Henry will lead "How to Get Published" workshops in Niagara on the Lake on Saturday, March 7, with literary agent Olga Filina of The Rights Factory (see here) and in Windsor on Sunday, May 31, with Martha Magor Webb of the Anne McDermid Agency (see here). 

Also, Brian will lead a “Writing for Children & for Young Adults” workshop with Anne Shone, Senior Editor at Scholastic Canada, on Saturday, May 2, in Oakville (see here).

For more information or to register for a workshop or class, email: brianhenry@sympatico.ca

Other upcoming workshops, include “How to Make Your Stories Sizzle,” Saturday, February 21 in Mississauga (here) and  “How to Build Your Story,”  Saturday, February 28 in Collingwood (here), Saturday, March 14 in Burlington (here), Saturday, May 9 in London (here) and Saturday, May 30 in Guelph (here).

Anne Shone, senior editor,
Ssholastic Books
The spring session of Brian’s Weekly creative writing courses begins in April See details of all five weekly courses for beginners to advanced writers here.

Welcome to Creative Writing” will be offered Wednesday evenings in Burlington (see here), “Writing Personal Stories” on Tuesday afternoons in Georgetown (here), “The Next Step in Creative Writing” on Thursday afternoons in Mississauga (here) and on Thursday evenings in Georgetown (here). and “Intensive Creative Writing” on Wednesday afternoons in Burlington (here).

Read reviews of Brian’s courses and workshops here.
For more information or to reserve a spot, email: brianhenry@sympatico.ca

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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