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List of Top Literary Agents and Publishers Accepting Poetry Submissions

Are you a talented poet hoping to get your poetry book published? Here is a useful list of the top literary agents who represent poetry books as well as publishers who accept unsolicited/unagented poetry book submissions from both emerging and established writers.

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17 Noteworthy Literary Festivals in New York (2017-2018)

Are you a poet, writer or book lover looking for a literary festival to attend in New York? Here is a list of the biggest and best, fun literary festivals about to take place in both New York City and New York State.

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The 20 Most Important International Book Trade Shows and Fairs in 2017 and 2018

Interested in attending a book trade show or book fair to network with top publishers and agents? Here are 20 of the most important international book trade shows, festivals, and fairs which are taking place around the world in 2017 and 2018.

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Upcoming Book Signing Event in NYC

On Sunday, July 23rd, 4 noteworthy authors of childrens stories and middle-grade fiction will be reading and signing their books at the Books of Wonder bookstore in New York City.
Two of these authors also offer writing workshops and manuscript critiques.

This event is free to attend and takes places from 1 to 3 PM.

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Fun Upcoming Literary Event in New York

La Casita is Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ annual celebration of community, showcasing urban poetry, spoken word, and musical expressions that represent the diversity of traditional and contemporary cultures across New York City.

Event goers can look forward to the experience of an incredible group of artist-activists giving voice to the movements working to uphold and extend LGBTQ, women’s, civil, immigrant, and human rights.

Learn more about this fun, free literary event.

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15 Major Literary Festivals Around the World (2017-2018)

Are you an avid reader or an aspiring author hoping to get published? Literary festivals are great to attend if you love reading quality books, discovering new literary gems, debating literature, networking, meeting famous authors or wish to establish valuable connections in the industry to get your book published.

Festival attendees often include famous authors, avid readers, publishers, literary agents, booksellers, distributors, and book buyers. Attending a literary festival is not only a great opportunity to network, it's also fun!

Check out our list of the 15 major literary festivals taking place around the world in 2017 and 2018.

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Upcoming Poetry Open Mic Night in NYC

This Sunday, the Bowery Club is hosting a fun poetry reading event in NYC. Emerging poets are invited to read-out-loud their poetry, listen to poetry from fellow writers, and meet like-minded poets.

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20 Important Writers’ Conferences You Can’t Miss

Wondering if there is an easy way to network with other writers, editors, and agents? Attending a writing conference is the perfect way to hone your craft while building bonds with important literary professionals in the industry.
Here’s our list of the top 20 writing conferences you should attend in 2017 and 2018. Read More

The Top Networks and Associations for Writers

Looking for support and writing resources from large associations throughout the country? We have compiled a list of the top associations for writers which provide access to writer forums and communities, support for various aspects of the publishing industry, writing conferences, and valuable networking opportunities. Check them out!

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The Top 10 Agent Pitch Slams and Pitching Events in 2017-2018

After completing a manuscript, you need to gain representation from a literary agent in order to get your book published.
This can be a challenging step for most writers.

Agent pitch slams and live pitching events are a great opportunity for writers to present their work to a selection of leading agents and editors for a chance to land a book publishing deal.

Here is a list of ten agent pitch slam fests we recommend for aspiring authors.

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Upcoming Noteworthy Literary Events in NYC

Looking for something fun to do in New York City within the next few weeks? Check out these exciting upcoming literary events and writing workshops in the NYC area.

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The 13 Best Writing Retreats Around the World in 2017

Are you struggling to find inspiration? Do you wish to improve your writing and receive valuable feedback on your work? Here are the 13 best, inspirational and educational writing retreats around the world in 2017.

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5 Must-See Literary Events in NYC Next Week

New York City has always been known for its vibrant and diverse creative underground. Now with the summer upon us, there’s no shortage of poetry slams, open mics, and writing workshops to satisfy the most curious writers. Here are 5 of the best upcoming events, all in Manhattan! Read More

Top 10 Writing Workshops & Classes in NY

Do you want to improve your writing and get published one day? Here are the top 10 writing workshops and writing classes worth attending which are available in NY and online.

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7 Best Services to Promote Your Free Kindle Book or eBook

Looking for ways your free eBook or Kindle book? Here is a list of the best free and paid Kindle book promotion sites to help you get more readers and sales.

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12 Top Literary Agents Who Represent Mystery and Thriller Novels

Looking for literary agents who will represent your thriller, suspense, or mystery novel? Here are 12 leading literary agents who accept unsolicited manuscripts.

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Franklin Park is Hosting the Best Reading Series in NYC You Don’t Want to Miss!

Franklin Park is all ready to unite for its monthly reading series, convocation for this month being scheduled on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Recommended and published by eminent publications of NYC, including The New York Times and The New Yorker, this event is known as “the best reading series in NYC”.
Franklin Park describes their event as “Provocative, humorous, and poignant”.

Based at the Franklin Park Bar and Beer Garden in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, it is one of the most distinguished platforms which features both emerging and established fiction writers, memoirists, and poets from NYC and across the world. The ambiance both inside and outside is relaxed and calming.

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Decoding the Literature of James Joyce – Reading Event in NY

James Joyce is known as one of the most iconic and important authors of the 20th century. However, for many, his literature can often be difficult to untangle and interpret. Struggling to understand the complicated and eloquent prose of Joyce can be a turn off to some, but others still want the chance to read and understand his work.

Are you someone who would like to delve into Joyce’s literature? A great place to start will be attending a reading event at Prospect Heights Brainery in Brooklyn.
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Upcoming Walt Whitman Poetry Reading in Brooklyn, NY

Free verse for a free nation!” ScreeningRoom.org, in cahoots with the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red hook, invite you to a public reading of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” from Leaves of Grass.

Dozens of artistspoetswriters and vagabonds will read individual cantos as “a tonic against gobshites and a gilded age” – Thomas Lynch.

Join us to support the Waterfront Barge Museum, the ACLU, PEN America, the NEA and Sunny’s Bar, with a night of poetry, the sunset over the Brooklyn waterfront and Read More

2016 “How to Get Published” Chicago Writing Workshop

The 2016 Writing Workshop of Chicago is a one-day writing workshop where writers will gain knowledge on how to get published and have the chance to meet literary agents. Attendees will receive intensive training on all aspects of getting their books published, be able to pitch their book to an attending literary agent or editor, get their publishing questions answered and meet fellow writers. There are only 200 seats available at the event.

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