Laurel Symonds and Inked Voices are pleased to offer a spot, free of charge, to a writer from a diverse background. Apply by August 20th: https://inkedvoices.typeform.com/to/i4Xane
Who this workshop is for: Young Adult fiction writers interested in market and editorial feedback from an agent and interested in meeting other YA writers.
Focus: Young Adult - YA
Group size: 8 writers
Submissions: Writers should submit their first 3,750 words (about 15 pages) for critique at the event start.
Members: $82; Non-members: $99
Laurel Symonds launched as a literary agent at The Bent Agency in Fall 2018 after nearly a decade of experience in the publishing industry. She began her career in the editorial department of HarperCollins Children’s Books/Katherine Tegen Books in New York City and has also held positions in the marketing department at a small publishing house, in a library, and as a bookseller at one of the nation’s best independent bookstores. As a literary agent, she is seeking children’s fiction and nonfiction, from picture books to young adult, particularly focusing on voices that have previously been underrepresented and stories that have been overlooked.
Mon, Sept 9th - Submissions due
Mon, Sept 30th – All critiques due
Wed, Oct 2nd, 8-10pm ET - Debrief call
Mon, Oct 7th – Group ends