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Saturday, May 6 • 10:15am - 11:30am
5H: Agents and Editors of Color Roundtable FULL
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Join a lively and vital discussion among prominent authors, literary agents, and editors of color as we share experiences of issues we've uniquely encountered in our projects and our careers. Get advice on what you might expect in your own career and how to navigate it. The talk will build on ideas discussed in last year's vibrant Writers of Color Roundtable, but all attendees are welcome!

 

Moderators
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Sonya Larson

sonya@grubstreet.org, Assistant Director
Sonya Larson's short fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best American Short Stories 2017, American Short Fiction, the American Literary Review, Poets & Writers, The Writer's Chronicle, Audible.com, West Branch, Salamander, Del Sol Review, The Red Mountain... Read More →

Speakers
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Reiko Davis

Literary Agent, DeFiore and Company
Reiko Davis is an agent at DeFiore and Company. Before joining DeFiore in early 2016, she was at Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency for four years. She grew up in Kansas City, received her BA in Comparative Literature and Art History from Brown University, and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course. Above all, she wants to discover books that surprise her and make her feel something... Read More →
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Celeste Ng

Author, EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU
Celeste Ng is the author of the novel Everything I Never Told You (Penguin Press), which was a New York Times bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book for 2014, and Amazon's #1 Best Book of the Year 2014. She grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a family of scientists. Celeste attended Harvard University and earned a MFA from the University of Michigan (now the Helen Zell... Read More →
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Rakesh Satyal

Author, NO ONE CAN PRONOUNCE MY NAME
Rakesh Satyal is the author of the novel Blue Boy, which won the 2010 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Debut Fiction and the 2010 Prose/Poetry Award from the Association of Asian American Studies and which was a finalist for the Publishing Triangle's Edmund White Debut Fiction Award... Read More →
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Tracy Sherrod

Editorial Director, Amistad
Tracy Sherrod is the editorial director of Amistad, the premier publisher of African-American fiction and nonfiction, showcasing award-winning novelists, celebrated cultural figures and esteemed critics and scholars. Prior to founding her own agency -- Tracy Sherrod Literary Services -- in... Read More →
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Anjali Singh

Literary Agent, Pande Literary
Currently an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary, Anjali Singh started her career in publishing in 1996 as a literary scout. Most recently Editorial Director at Other Press, she has also worked as an editor at Simon & Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Vintage Books. She is best... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 10:15am - 11:30am
Charles River Room

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Waitlist (7)