Going Up? From Elevator Pitch to Winning Manuscript
Kweli hosted its First Annual Writers Conference on July 11, 2012 at La Casa Azul Bookstore in El Barrio, NY. A panel of top editors and agents shared their insights on ways aspiring writers could capture their full attention from the ground floor up. Each of the editors and agents in attendance had an expressed interest in new voices and unique perspectives.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 6 - 9pm
La Casa Azul Bookstore, El Barrio, NY
$30 registration fee includes panel & 1 pitch session
The fee for each additional pitch session is $30.
On-site registration at the event: $45
Provide a brief bio and specify the name(s) of editors/agents you'd like to meet one-on-one.
PARTICIPATING EDITORS AND AGENTS
Bernadette Baker-Baughman (Victoria Sanders & Associates)
Stuart Bernstein (Stuart Bernstein Representation for Artists)
Johanna Castillo (Atria Books)
Dawn Davis (Amistad / Ecco)
Sulay Hernandez (Other Press)
Cheryl Klein (Arthur A. Levine Books)
Tanya McKinnon (Victoria Sanders & Associates)
Toni Margarita Plummer (St. Martin's Press)
Victoria Sanders (Victoria Sanders & Associates)
Stacy Whitman (Tu Books)
Phoebe W. Yeh (Harper Collins Children's Books)