Children’s

Write on the Sound Writers ’ Conference

With four sessions per day and a choice of four workshops each session, attendees can build their best experience at this writing retreat. Choose from a variety of genres from memoir to business, children’s to travel. The backdrop of the Puget Sound provides for a meditative environment that inspires creativity.

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

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 Considers unpublished writers.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

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

Bradford Literary Agency

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Andy Ross Literary Agency

Seeking literary and YA fiction, narrative nonfiction, current events, history, journalism and science. Submit queries and materials by email only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, YA fantasy, finding a literary agent and more. Also includes panel discussions, readings and the chance to sit down for a one-on-one editing session with an experienced editor. Key guests include fiction writers Cristina García and Joan Leegant; poets Aimee …

Published: July 22, 2013

Book Audiologist Award

Enter a 10 minute segment of text from your children’s book. Each Saturday, a weekly finalist is selected for the audio blog, recorded with suitable sound effects and/or music and broadcasted in the weekly podcast. Segment will remain live on awards page with the other weekly winners, all of whom are finalists in the contest. …

Published: July 22, 2013