A panel discussion on the ins and outs of publishing
Introduced by Niall MacMonagle
It Could Be You!
Teacher, critic and book-lover Niall MacMonagle discusses the ins and outs of publishing with publisher/editor Brendan Barrington, playwright/novelist Declan Hughes, novelist/poet Judith Mok and literary agent Faith O'Grady
So you're writing, or have already finished, your first book. What next? Do you start sending it off to publishers straight away, or do you need to find yourself an agent? What are publishers and agents looking for? And what are the real chances of your being offered one of those six figure advances that make the news every so often? Niall MacMonagle and panel discuss the ins and outs, and the ups and downs, of publishing, and invite questions from the audience in what is sure to be a popular and useful event for first-time writers.