The Secret to Finding a Literary Agent ~ Non Fiction Books

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Jan 15, 2012 Comments Off on The Secret to Finding a Literary Agent ~ Non Fiction Books

Online webinar
Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:30 – 1:30pm

Learn what it takes to move your idea from concept to signed contract, what do literary agents look for in a book proposal or a potential author and why should you get an agent before you write the book. Presenter, Carole Sargent, Director of Georgetown University’s Office of Scholarly Publications returns to share these answers a more! A Q&A component will be included.

Dr. Carole Sargent is the Director of Scholarly Publications at Georgetown University, a position she accepted in 2006 after having taught 18th-century English literature in Georgetown’s English Department since 1997. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Virginia, and she is the author of two books with Farrar, Straus & Giroux that received national publicity, including The New York Times, Newsweek, NPR, CNN and “60 Minutes.” Her mission is guiding Georgetown’s tenure-line faculty to scholarly book and article publication, but she also works with many other authors. If you would like to pay Georgetown to work with her on your book, please write to for information.

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