|Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward|
represented by Jennifer Lyons Agency
27 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
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Lucinda Karter has joined the Jennifer Lyons Agency at a full-time literary agent. Lucinda has spent more than 25 years in publishing, working for the George Borchardt Literary Agency, Doubleday, HarperCollins, WW Norton and other publishers. Most recently she served as director of the French Publishers’ Agency, where she agented such works as Irène Némirovsky’s Suite française, and Kamel Daoud’s The Meursault Investigation and other bestsellers to world-wide English language publishers.
Lucinda has translated fiction, memoir, and children’s literature from French to English and served as a juror for the anuual Prix Anaïs Nin. In 2002, she was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.
As an agent, she is looking for a range of fiction – adult, young adult, and children’s.
In nonfiction, she’s seeking history, biography, memoir, popular science, and food. Also finance and economics and novelty books.
Query Lucinda at: email@example.com
Send only your query. If she’s interested, she’ll request sample chapters or your full manuscript or proposal.
Full submission guidelines here.
|Author Sylvia McNicoll will be one of the|
guest speakers for the Kid Lit course
The best way to grow as a writer is probably with a weekly course.
There are 5 courses on offer in the new year (Details of all 5 classes here):
Exploring Creative Writing, Thursday afternoons, Jan 24 – April 5 (no class March 14), in Burlington. Details here.
Writing Kid Lit, Thursday evenings, Jan 24 – March 28 (no class March 14), in Oakville. Details here.
Intensive Creative Writing, Tuesday afternoons, Jan 22 – April 2 (no class March 12); first readings emailed Jan 15, in Burlington. Details here.
Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday evenings Jan 23 – April 3 (no class March 13); first readings emailed Jan 16, in Burlington. Details here.
Intensive Creative Writing, Friday mornings Jan 25 – April 5 / 12 (10 or 11 weeks, no class March 13); first readings emailed Jan 16, in Toronto. Details here.
Details of all 5 classes here.
|Author Hannah Mary McKinnon|
A weekend writing retreat:
Algonquin Writing Retreat, Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3, 2019: four days in the luxurious isolation of Arowhon Pines Resort to get down to some real creative growth. Sign up soon to get the 2018 rates! Details here.
Read reviews of Brian’s courses, retreats, and workshops here.
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