Writers to Meet Literary Agents, Others

Contact: Kathy Johnson

 

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The cost is $50 per person for the entire day and $25 for an agent consultation. The registration deadline for agent consultation is Jan. 31. However, reservations for the day’s other events can be made through Feb. 20. For registration information, call (859) 257-6420 or e-mail at egruss0@email.uky.edu.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 27, 2004) -- Kentucky writers will have the opportunity to meet with agents, publishers, editors and other representatives from national literary businesses at a special event sponsored by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. The Art Meets Business Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington.

“Attendees will have the chance for one-on-one manuscript consultations with agents and attend panel discussions and workshops throughout the day,” said Rebecca Howell, director of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference at the University of Kentucky. “Our conference board is pleased to offer Kentucky writers this special opportunity to have their work seen and to make good contacts with literary industry professionals.”

The cost is $50 per person for the entire day and $25 for an agent consultation. The registration deadline for agent consultation is Jan. 31. However, reservations for the day’s other events can be made through Feb. 20. For registration information, call (859) 257-6420 or e-mail at egruss0@email.uky.edu.

This is one of several events sponsored by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. The annual three-day conference is scheduled March 25-27 in Lexington. Visit the conference Web site.


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