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Call your Agent: How to Become a Successful Literary Agent


AGENDA - 9 aprile 2024

10:00             Welcome from Chair, Jacks Thomas, Guest Director BolognaBookPlus

10:05             The author’s view

10:15             The publishing ecosystem, Understanding how publishing works, Seonaid Macleod, Hachette Children’s

10:45             The role of the literary agent, Louise Lamont, LBA Books, UK; How a literary agent differs from a publisher or rights professional

11:10             The role of scouts, Rosalind Ramsay, Scout

11:35             Break

11:45             In Conversation: making the relationships work, from an agent’s perspective Luigi Bonomi, LBA Books, with Jo Henry, BookBrunch

12:15             Panel Discussion:  author representation around the world Lora Fountain, France, Sofia di Capita, Spain, Evy Tillman, Norway, Emily Chuang, Taiwan. Chair, Jacks Thomas.

13:00             End