A women’s literary festival featuring workshops for writers and evening readings and events that are open to the community. Featured guests include author Bonnie Jo Campbell and playwright Kia Corthron.
Celebrate literature at this five-day literary festival held at George Mason University and other locations in northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland. Guests of honor include Diana Gabaldon.
Intensive weeklong workshop taught by Donald Maass for fiction writers in any genre and any stage of their careers. Real, focused work on participants’ projects or novels-inprogress, with opportunities to meet with Donald Maass and other workshop staff.
Interested in literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. Considers unpublished writers. Check website for individual agents’ interests. Submit queries by email only.
Focuses on popular fiction and nonfiction works between 65,000 and 150,000 words. Fiction interests include mystery, thriller, romance, science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, YA, some literary fiction and horror. Nonfiction interests include popular culture, popular reference, popular science, psychology, sports, business and health. Submit queries by email or regular mail only.
Represents authors of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction for adults and children. Check website for submission guidelines for each agent.
Represents authors of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction. Check website for individual agents’ interests. Accepts queries by email or regular mail.
Seeking fiction, including romance (historical, romantic suspense, paranormal, category, contemporary, erotic), urban fantasy, women’s fiction, mystery, thrillers and YA; and nonfiction, including business, relationships, biography/memoir, self-help, parenting and narrative humor. Accepts email queries only.
Represents literary and commercial fiction, including stories for women, historical and multicultural stories, art-related fiction, and some mysteries and thrillers. Also represents serious nonfiction, including psychology, history, women’s issues, biography, social and political issues, cultural criticism, art, architecture, film, photography, fashion and design, and narrative nonfiction and current affairs books by journalists.
Represents authors of literary and commercial fiction and general nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoir, biography, narrative history, pop culture, sports, travel/adventure, medicine and health.