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Saturday, April 6 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
6K: Agents & Editors of Color Roundtable FULL
Limited Capacity full

Join a lively and vital discussion among prominent authors, literary agents, and editors of color as we share experiences of issues we've uniquely encountered in our projects and our careers. Get advice on what you might expect in your own career and how to navigate it. The talk will build on ideas discussed in last year's vibrant Writers of Color Roundtable, but all attendees are welcome!

Presenters
avatar for Jennifer Baker

Jennifer Baker

Contributing Editor, Electric Literature
Jennifer Baker  is a publishing professional, creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, and contributing editor to Electric Literature. In 2017, she was awarded a NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship & a Queens Council on the Arts New Work Grant for Nonfiction Literature. Her essay... Read More →
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Anuradha Bhagwati

Author, UNBECOMING: A MEMOIR OF DISOBEDIENCE
Anuradha Kristina Bhagwati, MPP, RYT-500, is a former Marine Captain and Company Commander, and Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Trainer. She is the founder of Service Women’s Action Network, a non-profit organization that sued the Pentagon to end the Combat Exclusion Policy... Read More →
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Cherise Fisher

Literary Agent, Wendy Sherman Associates
Cherise Fisher began her career in publishing as the assistant to the Editor-in-Chief of Dell Publishing a month after graduating from Yale University. Over the course of her twenty-five year career as an acquiring editor at Simon & Schuster and the Editor in Chief of Plume (an imprint... Read More →
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Emi Ikkanda

Spiegel & Grau, Editor
Emi Ikkanda is a Senior Editor at Spiegel & Grau, a division of Random House. Before joining S&G in 2016, she worked as an editor at Henry Holt & Company.Emi has edited acclaimed authors, including Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Finalist Carla Power, New York Times Bestselling... Read More →
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Rakesh Satyal

Editor, Atria Books
Rakesh Satyal is a Senior Editor at Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. He began his career at Random House (at what was then known as the Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group), then spent five years at HarperCollins. He has acquired and edited numerous New York Times bestsellers... Read More →
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DongWon Song

Literary Agent, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency
DongWon Song is an agent at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency representing science fiction and fantasy for adults, young adult, and middle grade readers as well as select non-fiction. He was formerly an editor at Orbit, a product manager for an ebook startup, and has taught as an adjunct... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Newbury Room - 4th Floor

Attendees (51)