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What’s YALC? Well, it’s the first ever UK Young Adult Literature Convention, curated by Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman and organised by Booktrust, with help from a team of publicists from across children’s publishing.   The event took place over two … Continue reading

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Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts, an annual festival held in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, that runs for ten days — in a usually muddy field!     This was my first time visiting … Continue reading

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  Say you are an author looking for a literary agent and you go to a conference.  And there are literary agents at this conference, perhaps even literary agents that you are interested in representing your work. How can you … Continue reading

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Here’s a schedule of the conferences Susan Hawk and I will be attending, through May 2012. More will probably be added later. Also, not all of the conferences have updated information on their websites yet, so in those cases I’ve included … Continue reading

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A list of the conferences I’ll be attending in 2010. I’ll post any additions as they come up. Hope to see you there!   February 24, American University Visiting Writers Series http://www.american.edu/cas/auarts/calendar/?q=Jenny+Bent&x=11&y=12 Butler Boardroom, 6:00 pm (not really a conference, … Continue reading

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I’ve been asked to post about the conferences I’ll be attending this year. I’m excited about these–they’re all in great locations and have terrific faculty attending. I think they are all still open for folks to register. The Kentucky Women … Continue reading

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I am so sorry for the long absence. I’ve been struggling and struggling with a topic several authors have urged me to address: the concept of what I think *will* sell vs. what I think I *can* sell. They tell … Continue reading

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