Join literary agent Amy Levenson as she provides an overview of the ins and outs of the traditional publishing world. Learn who the major publishers are, how they operate, and what it means to be a traditionally published author. This “Traditional Publishing 101” session is a great way for aspiring authors to learn more about the publishing industry, and make the best decisions for their aspirations.

About the Presenter: 
Amy Levenson began her publishing career at the Sheldon Fogelman Agency in New York City, working with books by some of her favorite childhood authors and illustrators. She later returned to her hometown of Seattle, selling books for the packager becker&mayer! that focused on well-known estates and intellectual properties, including Star Wars and the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund. She now runs her own agency, Blue Heron Literary, placing fiction and nonfiction with major and independent publishers throughout the U.S. and around the world.