The Southern Louisiana Chapter of Romance Writers of America (SOLA) announces their spectacular speakers for their February 16, 2013 meeting. You won’t want to miss this one! Our speaking duo will include New York literary agent Donna Bagdasarian, president of Publication Riot Group, and Dutton senior editor Denise Roy. They will present It’s All About Relationships – Relationships between authors and agents, agents and editors, and authors and editors. Expect insight into the world of publishing, including what these professionals would like to acquire and tips to make your work ready to submit.
Publication Riot Group, Inc. acquires widely in fiction and non-fiction. Donna believes in career development for authors, taking a longterm approach in planning and editorial assistance. USA Today bestselling authors Maureen Child and Rhonda Pollero are among the twenty plus authors represented by Donna Bagdasarian. Please see her website for more details.http://www.priotgroup.com/
Dutton is a boutique imprint of Penguin Publishing and home to notable New York Times best-sellers including Harlan Coben, Ken Follett, Elizabeth George, Kelly Armstrong, Lisa Gardner, Julie Garwood, and Tami Hoag. Denise’s list focuses on fiction —contemporary and historical. Recent New York Times bestsellers include Jennifer Chiaverini’s Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, Tracy Chevalier’s The Last Runaway (Girl with a Pearl Earring), Edgar Award winner Lori Roy, author of Bent Road. Denise also acquires trade-paperback for Plume. (Blackberry Winter and the forthcoming The Last Camellia) Please see the Dutton website for more details. http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/publishers/adult/dutton.html