Nonfiction

Writers’ Police Academy

Offers a hands-on, interactive and educational experience for writers who want to enhance their understanding of law enforcement and forensics. Keynote speaker: Lisa Gardner. Limited to 150 attendees.

Published: July 23, 2013

Women Writing the West Conference

Explores writing and publishing’s new frontiers and outfits participants as writers of the American West. Open to all genres and genders. Invites writers whose works are set in the Trans-Mississippi west, both historical and contemporary. Scheduled pitch sessions available.

Published: July 23, 2013

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Fall for the Book

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Interested in literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. Considers unpublished writers. Check website for individual agents’ interests. Submit queries by email only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Richard Henshaw Group

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Movable Type Management

Represents authors of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction for adults and children. Check website for submission guidelines for each agent.

Published: July 23, 2013

James Peter Associates

Represents authors of adult nonfiction in a wide variety of subject areas. Unpublished writers considered. Submit queries by regular mail only; no mss.

Published: July 23, 2013

The Epstein Literary Agency

Represents authors of nonfiction and fiction for children and YA (ages 7-18), and how-to/reference crafts. Prefers email queries.

Published: July 23, 2013