IN PERSON Lit Night with Wayne Arthurson - EDMONTON
Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 7-8:30pm
The Writer/Agent Experience
Do you need an agent to get a book deal? What benefits are there to having an agent? What can an agent do for your writing career that you can't do yourself? How hard is it to get an agent? Come to this Lit Night with all your questions and learn about the writer/agent experience from someone who knows both sides. This will be a short talk followed by a Q&A. Come prepared with all your questions.
About Wayne Arthurson
Wayne Arthurson is an award-winning writer of Cree and French Canadian descent. He is the author of eight novels, five books of non-fiction and over 200 articles in magazines and newspapers. For the past 30 years, Wayne has worked in journalism, communications, advertising and as a musician and literary agent with The Rights Factory. He spent three and half years as a member of the Edmonton Arts Council and was a founding board member of Edmonton Litfest and is the 2023/24 U of A Writer in Residence. Wayne is now building his list of talent, looking specifically for YA or adult literary, crime and SFF and narrative nonfiction and memoir. He's actively seeking works by Indigenous writers.
This program takes place in person in person at Daisy Chain Book Co in Edmonton. 12525 102 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 0M4