The Agent/Author Partnership (WP NOW)


Learn how agents and authors work together to improve a manuscript and get it to the right editor.


What you can learn.

  • Understand how writers and agents collaborate on manuscripts
  • Get insight into how to find the right agent for your work
  • Learn how agents evaluate queries and decide if an author is right for them
  • Hear how agent-author partnerships can thrive over time

About this course:

Writers and their agents have an important collaborative relationship. Whether it spans one book or an entire career, each member of this creative team will face their share of joy and conflict in the process. Join Saritza Hernandez, an agent at the renowned Andrea Brown Literary Agency, and author Mayra Cuevas, author of the foodie romcom for young adults Salty, Bitter, Sweet (Blink/HarperCollins), as they discuss how they found one another, how they worked together on their first project, and how they keep their working relationship open, honest, and effective for both of them. Salty, Bitter, Sweet was named among the Best Books of Winter 2020 by Hypable and YA Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2020 by BuzzFeed.
Please Note

Enrollment in this course is restricted to WP NOW members.

The Writers’ Program Network of Writers (WP NOW) is a membership program that offers exclusive access to an exceptional roster of discounts and benefits, including members-only networking and professional development opportunities, for one low annual fee.

To learn more or to purchase a membership, visit WP NOW.


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