- 5 years ago
New Business Models for Agents — Partnerships with Authors and Publishers
As the cookbook world continues to reinvent itself, there is no constituent that is left unaffected. From authors looking to self-publish to publishers exploring new authorship opportunities, changes abound that affect the way we all do business. For agents, this means offering up an increasingly diverse set of services to authors. So what are agents doing to enhance their role in the publishing marketplace? What are some of the more interesting engagements they are undertaking? And most importantly, what should you look for in your agent? Through a robust panel of experienced agents, we’ll hear firsthand how the changes in publishing are affecting these players and what it means for the authors and publishers that they work with.
Chair: Lisa Ekus, founder of the Lisa Ekus Group
Stacey Glick, Vice President, Dystel & Goedrich Literary Management
Holly Schmidt, founder of Hollan Publishing