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A Cafe Chat with Quirk Books Editor Rick Chillot, by Laura Parnum

I was recently able to chat with Rick Chillot, editor at Quirk Books in Philadelphia. Rick will be presenting at YA/MG Day in November, and he’ll also be doing critiques, so be sure to sign up here. Laura: Hello, Rick. … Continue reading

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Agent Larissa Helena on PERFECTING YOUR PITCH! with Lindsay Bandy

Can you believe Fall Philly/PA Author Day is only three weeks away? If you’re planning on pitching one or more agents at the event, read below for some advice and guidelines from Pippin Properties agent Larissa Helena! LB: Hi there, … Continue reading

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Agent Carrie Prestritto on PERFECTING YOUR PITCH! with Lindsay Bandy

If you’re crafting a pitch, take a moment to absorb some wisdom from Carrie Prestritto of Prospect Agency! Carrie will be accepting pitches at our 2017 Fall Philly/PA Author Day event at the Warwick Hotel in Rittenhouse Square on November … Continue reading

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Agent John Cusick on PERFECTING YOUR PITCH! with Lindsay Bandy

Fall Philly pitching is just around the corner, and today agent John Cusick from Folio Literary Management is here to give you some advice. Everyone say, Hi John! LB: What is your best advice for crafting a strong pitch? JC: … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Danielle Burby, by Lindsay Bandy

At last, we come to the close of our exciting faculty spotlights for Fall Philly! Last but not least, we meet Danielle Burby, agent at Hannigan, Salky, Getzler Literary. Welcome, Danielle! What’s on your wish-list? Right now, I would love a … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Carrie Howland, by Lori Ann Palma

Today, our faculty spotlights continue with Carrie Howland, literary agent at Empire Literary. Welcome, Carrie! What’s on your wish list right now?   I am always looking for beautiful writing and strong voices. Who isn’t, right? But my background is in … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Sean McCarthy, by Lori Ann Palma

  Next in line for our fabulous Fall Philly Faculty spotlight is Sean McCarthy of the Sean McCarthy Literary Agency. Hi Sean! What’s on your wish list right now?   The longer that I work in publishing, the broader that my … Continue reading

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