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How to Find a Literary Agent

What do literary agents do and why do you need one? In this informative event, leading industry figures shed some light on the secret world of literary agents.

Man Booker Prize winner DBC Pierre talks about how he found his agent, Clare Conville, and what makes their distinctive relationship work.

Literary agents Clare Conville and Emma Paterson offer practical advice and guidance to future novelists.

The two speak about what they do and what they are looking for in a first time novel, and share heartwarming and chilling tales of the prize-winning books they have discovered – and the ones that got away.