How to Get Published Conference

Things to do, Literary events
Mancunian Man Booker Prize-winning author of 'The Finkler Question', Howard Jacobson, whose latest book 'Zoo Time' rants and raves about the quality of (or lack there of) good literature these days, discusses fiction writing during the first half of this 'how to get published' one-day conference. Also featuring a panel discussion about what publishers are looking for chaired by the Sunday Times' children's books editor Nicolette Jones. Plus, in the afternoon Cressida Downing discusses the dos and don'ts of editorial, find out the importance of author-agent relationships and another panel discussion about how to hook an agent. The day will end with a drinks reception with agents, so you can try out your new skills there.