New York State Literary Technical Assistance Program

CATEGORY: Publishing

http://www.agentquery.com/
(The internet’s largest and most current database of literary agents)

http://www.agentsassoc.co.uk/index.php/
(Association of Authors’ Agents – UK)

http://aaronline.org/
(The Association of Authors’ Representatives – USA)

http://www.authorlink.com/index.html
(AuthorLink)

http://www.sff.net/people/dan.perez/writing/agents.htm
(Dan Perez: Agent Advice)

http://www.sfwa.org/2009/12/hunting-for-a-literary-agent-which-to-keep-and-which-to-shoot/
(Hunting for a Literary Agent)

http://www.sfwriter.com/agent.htm
(Landing an Agent)

http://www.writersservices.com/agent/index.htm
(Writer’s Handbook 2003)

Links for Book Publishers:

http://www.internet-resources.com/writers/markets/online-guidelinesPUBLISHERS.htm
(Links to Publishers’ Online Submission Guidelines)

In this Tip Sheet, D. H. Melhem summarizes her contribution to the panel discussion The Good News: Reports From the Field- Recent Presenting and Publishing Projects From Around the State, held at Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, on May 13, 2006. D.H. Melhem is the recipient of an American Book Award, a Ph.D. Alumni Association Special Achievement Award (CUNY), and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. Her 7th collection, New York Poems (2005), was published by Syracuse University Press which distributes her novel Blight. Other works include essays, 2 anthologies, Reaching Exercise; Conversation with a Stonemason, Country, and Rest in Love, an acclaimed elegy for her mother; and Children of the House Afire, a musical drama. Gwendolyn Brooks and Heroism in the New Black Poetry were groundbreaking studies. She is VP of the International Women?s Writing Guild.

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D. H. Melhem
Poet

https://www.pw.org/literary_agents

In this Tip Sheet, Samantha Schnee summarizes the session she led from Technically Speaking: Breakout Topics for Publishers and Presenters, held at Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, June 2 and 4, 2005. Samantha Schnee has been the editor of Words Without Borders since its launch in 2003. She is the former editor of Zoetrope: All-Story, a literary journal founded by Francis Ford Coppola that won the 2001 National Magazine Award for fiction. In 2001 she was the U.S. recipient of the Frankfurt Bookfair Fellowship, which assembles editors from sixteen countries to build international relationships in publishing.

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Links

http://www.littap.org/resources/SamanthaSchnee.pdf

In this Tip Sheet, D.H. Melhem summarizes her contribution to the discussion Building Audiences for Literature, from Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, June 3, 2005-which was included as part of Sapphir’s remarks as panelist. D. H. Melhem, Ph.D., is a poet: seventh collection, New York Poems (Syracuse Univ. Press, 2005); novelist: Blight; and scholar, Gwendolyn Brooks, Heroism in the New Black Poetry. She has published a creative writing book and over 60 essays, edited two anthologies, and written and produced a musical drama in New York. She serves as vice-president of the International Women’s Writing Guild.

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Links

http://www.littap.org/resources/Melhem.pdf