The Ch1Con team is thrilled to announce our next speaker of the 2017 Chapter One Young Writers Conference: Brent Taylor!
Brent Taylor is an associate literary agent at Triada US, Inc. in Sewickley, PA. He represents upmarket fiction (novels that are well-written, robust with emotion, and appeal to a wide, commercial audience) across a broad range of categories: picture books, middle grade, young adult, graphic novels, women’s fiction, crime fiction, and literary fiction. Some of his recent and forthcoming client books include YOU’RE WELCOME, UNIVERSE by Whitney Gardner (Knopf), PERFECT TEN by L. Philips (Viking), ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD by Eric Bell (Katherine Tegen Books), and KIRANMALA AND THE KINGDOM OF SERPENTS (Scholastic). You can find him on Twitter @btaylorbooks
Brent will be participating in a panel of young publishing professionals, talking all about the publishing process! Plus: in honor of speaking at the conference, Brent is pleased today to give away a query critique!
Just click the link below to enter the raffle. We’ll leave it open for one week!
And, if you guess our keynote speaker (enter the giveaway here) you can win a prize pack of signed books by Susan Dennard, Adam Silvera, and Corey Ann Haydu! Third and final hint of who our 2017 keynote speaker is: she wrote her first book at seventeen!
Find Brent online: Twitter
Don’t forget to come back tomorrow for the reveal of our keynote speaker!
– The Ch1Con Team
Published by Julia Byers
I graduated in 2016 from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor with a BA in Honors Creative Writing & Literature and Global Media Studies (Film), followed by the inaugural Columbia Publishing Course UK. I live in New York City, where I work in children's book publishing, run a small photography business, am president of nonprofit organization Chapter One Events, and spend most of my free time writing. Occasionally, I also sleep.
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1 thought on “2017 Panelist: Brent Taylor!”
I’m super excited about seeing Brent Taylor and meeting lots of other bookish people. 🙂
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