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Saturday, October 29 • 9:30am - 10:30am
What Does a Literary Agent Do, and Do I Need One?

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A panel of literary agents discuss the importance of an agent's role in a writer's creative life, offer advice for how and when to find an agent who is right for you.

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Rachel Ekstrom Courage

Rachel Ekstrom Courage is a literary agent at Courage Literary.Rachel spent over a decade as a NYC-based book publicist, first working on mysteries and thrillers for Minotaur in the historic Flatiron building, then assuming a directorial role for Penguin’s Dutton and Gotham imprints... Read More →
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Danielle Chiotti

Danielle Chiotti has worked in publishing for nineteen years. Formerly an editor, she joined Upstart Crow when it was founded in 2009. Her clients include Story Prize winner and National Book Award Finalist Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, WVU Press), 2021 Kirkus... Read More →
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Lauren Bajek

Lauren Bajek is an agent at Liza Dawson Associates, where she represents adult speculative and literary fiction and adult nonfiction. She is a former bookseller and bookstore buyer, a writer, a parent, and a born-and-raised Midwesterner.

Saturday October 29, 2022 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
Beckwith Auditorium, lower level Buhl Building

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