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We Heard You: MORE AGENTS are coming to Brain to Bookshelf 2020

Great news. Due to overwhelming demand, we are bringing in MORE AGENTS on Saturday, March 28, for Brain to Bookshelf 2020, MWA's Annual Writers Conference. Because pitches and critiques SOLD OUT for Saturday, we are adding the following agents: Megan Barnard with The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency; Hannah Brattesani with the Friedrich Agency; and Ellen Goff with HG Literary.

If you are interested in purchasing a pitch or critique with one of these new Saturday agents, you may do so through the website starting noon Sunday, February 23.  There is still also limited availability for agent pitches and critiques on Sunday. Remember, MWA members can sign up for one free pitch (a $20 value) when they register. Click here to join MWA. Be sure to research each agent carefully to make sure they are the right fit for your work.

Because of high agent demand, we've also decided to create a waiting list, in the unlikely event a pitch or critique spot becomes available for an agent who has sold out. If the agent you are interested in is SOLD OUT, you may add your name to a waiting list by emailing Amy Kaplan at [email protected]. Include the agent's name and whether you are looking for a critique or pitch.

Check the agent page on Sunday, Feburary 23 for updated agent pitch and critique availability. New slots will go on sale starting at NOON on Sunday. You must be registered to attend the conference for the day you purchase a pitch or critique. Register and sign up for pitchs and critiques here.

More Conference Insights from Publishing Guru and Keynote Speaker Jane Friedman

Never been to a conference? Don't know what to expect or how to prepare? Check out Jane’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of a Writers Conference.

Never done a pitch, or want a refresher on the best approach, check out Jane's post How to Pitch an Agent at a Writers Conference

And once you've done the prep, come hear and meet Jane in person, and learn so much more about the Art, Craft and Business of writing at MWA's Annual Conference: Brain to Bookshelf 2020.

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