Platforms and Pitchcraft: Your Springboard to Publishing Success
In this Tip Sheet, Katharine Sands summarizes the session she led from Technically Speaking: Breakout Topics for Publishers and Presenters, held at Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, June 4, 2005. Katharine Sands is a literary agent with the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency. She represents a wide range of authors in a broad range of categories. She has represented the literary estate of Norman Wexler, Academy Award nominated screenwriter for Saturday Night Fever, among others. Katharine has been a guest speaker on writing and publishing topics for Poets & Writers, The American Society of Journalists and Authors, New York University and the New York State Council on the Arts. Her book reviews have appeared in Publisher's Weekly and The New York Times Book Review. She is the agent provacateur for Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent's Eye and contributes to Writer's Digest and The Writer Magazine.