The Secret to Finding a Literary Agent: Non Fiction

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Jan 20, 2013 Comments Off on The Secret to Finding a Literary Agent: Non Fiction

Online Webinar
Thursday, February 7, 2013, 12:30 – 1:30pm

Do you have a great idea for a book? Would you like to learn how to find and work with a literary agent? Then attend Part 1 of the Book Publishing Series presented Carole Sargent, Director of Georgetown University’s Office of Scholarly Publications, who will discuss strategies for finding a literary agent. Carole will share the secrets behind what it takes to move your idea from concept to signed contract, what agents look for in a potential author, and why Carole recommends selling your book before you write it. This always-popular presentation is not to be missed!

Dr. Carole Sargent is the Director of Scholarly Publications at Georgetown University; she was formerly a faculty member in the English Department. 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 other authors who have exceptional credentials. If you would like to pay Georgetown to work with her on your book, please write to for information.

DC Event Type: Educational

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