This literary agent panel is the first in an exciting series featuring award-winning poets, novelists, essayists, agents, and editors in free, public readings, student workshops, and panel discussions.
In this hands-on class, veteran literary agent Taryn Fagerness (a WSU alumna!) will teach students how to attract a literary agent to their work and the pitfalls to avoid on their journey to publication. Topic covered include: the art of writing a proposal, how to put together a list of agents to approach, current trends, and how to write the all-important query letter.
Kelly Yang is the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk, winner of the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature, Parachutes–YA debut novel, May 2020, Harpercollins–and Three Keys–Front Desk Sequel, Sept 2020, Scholastic.