How to Submit Book Proposals to Agents (1845)

Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to noon

$30 (10% off for members)

In this one-hour session, one of DC’s top literary agents outlines the ins and outs of crafting a nonfiction book idea, constructing a book proposal and submitting a book proposal to an agent. The agent will discuss the components of a promising commercial nonfiction book idea, what should and should not be included in a proposal, how to structure a proposal and how to approach agents and navigate the publishing world. There will be time at the end to ask the agent your questions.

Bridget Wagner Matzie has represented projects such as the #1 New York Times bestseller Shattered by Jon Allen and Amie Parnes, the national bestseller The Case for Impeachment by Allan Lichtman, the New York Times bestseller The Party Is Over by Mike Lofgren, the acclaimed novel The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma by Ratika Kapur, the LA Times bestseller Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy by Eric Wilson, and the New York Times bestselling novel Daemon by Daniel Suarez, among others. Matzie represents nonfiction and commercial fiction as an agent at Aevitas Creative Management and was recently listed as one of DC’s top book agents by Washingtonian.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

SKU: SubmitBookProposals
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