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2nd Annual Literary Agent Workshop

Presented by Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers at Alpine Cabin Retreat, Alpine UT

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Feb 22 - 25 2017
2nd Annual Literary Agent Workshop

Don’t miss the 2nd annual children’s literary agent workshop in Alpine, Utah beginning February 23, 2017. Erin Harris, literary agent from FolioLit in NYC, will kick off the workshop with a free address on BYU campus on February 22 at 5:30 p.m.

2nd Annual Literary Agent Workshop 

Sponsored by Writing and Illustrating for Young Writers with generous support from the Brigham Young University English Language Department

Organizers: Carol Lynch Williams and Cheri Pray Earl

This yearly writing event will begin with a presentation by children’s literary agent, Erin Harris, from Folio Literary Management in NYC. Her presentation, “Everything You Want to Know About Working With an Agent,” is free and open to the public and will take

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Want to join us?
Each workshop day is identical so you won’t miss a thing, regardless of which one-day workshop you choose. To sign up for a workshop and/or critique, or for questions about enrollment and payment, contact Stephanie Moore at
Which Workshop experience would you like to have?
Workshop with critique. Full, one-day workshop plus a 12-minute personal critique session with Erin Harris (15 spaces only). *Submit a 1500-2000 word manuscript by January 25th: $110 ($99 for BYU Students and SCBWI members)
Fly-on-the-wall. Full, one-day workshop without a critique session: $35
Critique by Cheri or Carol. Twelve total spaces per workshop day available. *Submit a 750-word manuscript by February 6: $25 in addition to the workshop fees ($110, $99, or $35)
*Format for all manuscript submissions: Times Roman, 12-point font, 1-inch margins, header on each page with your name and the page number. All children’s genres welcome.

Contact: 801-971-1316


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Additional time info:

Free presentation by Erin Harris, Wednesday, February 22, 2017: Erin’s free public presentation on BYU campus (JFSB B190) begins at 5:30 pm, but space is limited and seats fill up fast, so arrive early.

Check In for Thursday, Friday, or Saturday Workshops: Check in begins at 8:45 a.m. on your workshop day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



Alpine Cabin Retreat

*Address given to enrolled participants, Alpine, UT 84004

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