Let’s get your submission package ready! Both your query and your first page have a LOT to do with whether you get requests–and, together, we’ll get those polished and agent-friendly. Even if yours isn’t chosen, you’ll learn how agents things–and take away lessons that will help you long into your submissions process.
The panel will be followed by a Q&A, where you can ask your burning publishing questions of our panel.
This event is open to all genres.
Can’t make it live? Submit your work and watch the replay.
Monica Odom founded her own agency in 2019, after working in publishing for nearly a decade, including roles as agent at Liza Dawson Associates and Bradford Literary Agency. She earned her M.S. in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University, and has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled in bookselling and event coordinating at her local indie, Watchung Booksellers. Monica serves on the WNDB Walter Grant Judging Committee, and is committed to the holistic and intentional expansion of intersectional diversity and inclusivity in the publishing industry. She is a frequent guest at writers’ conferences and publishing institutes, delivering talks and conducting workshops.