December 2017

What to Expect From Your Agent

In this talk we'll discuss what to expect from your agent and how to develop and maintain a lasting and productive relationship. What are the best questions to ask before committing to an agent? What role does an agent play in your career? To what degree does your agent participate in edits, sales, and publicity? We'll explore empowering communication strategies as well as how to get the most out of your author-agent relationship.

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About Lecturer

About John Cusick

John M. Cusick is a V-P and literary agent with Folio Jr. / Folio Literary Management. He represents a diverse list of bestselling and award-winning creators of picture books, middle-grade, and young adult novels. He is also the author of GIRL PARTS and CHERRY MONEY BABY (Candlewick Press), and a regular speaker at writers conferences. You can find him online at and on twitter, @johnmcusick