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Sunday, May 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Behind the Scenes in the Submission Pile

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Sending out your work for publication can feel like tossing stones into a black hole. Join us for a discussion with agents and editors that will shine a light on the factors that influence what stories are accepted and rejected. Learn how to stand out as a new author and do's and don'ts of the submission process.

Moderators
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Cislyn Smith

secretary, Dream Foundry
Cislyn Smith (she/her) writes speculative short stories and poems, and you can find her wordy work in Strange Horizons, Diabolical Plots, Daily Science Fiction and scattered hither and yon else-internet. She is a first reader for Uncanny Magazine and Giganotosaurus, a graduate of... Read More →

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Bridget Smith

Agent, JABberwocky Literary Agency
Bridget Smith has been an agent at JABberwocky Literary Agency since May 2019. She grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Brown University with a BA in anthropology in 2010. After graduation, she interned at Don Congdon Associates, worked at a secondhand bookstore, and read submissions... Read More →
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Diana M. Pho

Editor
Diana M. Pho is a queer Vietnamese-American independent scholar, playwright, and Hugo Award-nominated fiction editor. She has over a decade of experience in traditional, Big Five publishing, including Tor Books, Tor.com Publishing, and the Science Fiction Book Club. Additionally... Read More →
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Liz Gorinsky

Liz Gorinsky (she/they) is a speculative fiction editor. Liz began her publishing career at Tor Books, editing a list that included popular and acclaimed speculative fiction authors Felix Gilman, Mary Robinette Kowal, Liu Cixin, George Mann, Annalee Newitz, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Cherie... Read More →
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Sam Morgan

Sam Morgan is a literary agent based out of Brooklyn, NY. He specializes in fantasy and science fiction. He represents such authors as Jenn Lyons, Megan E. O'Keefe, Jay Posey, Alexander C. Kane, and Daniel Polansky.


Sunday May 17, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Athos Stream