Emerson’s Public Program is pleased to host “Agents of Change: How to Get an Agent & How to Be One” at the Bill Bordy Theater.
Panelist for this event:
TODD SHUSTER is a managing partner of Aevitas Creative Management, where he represents both fiction and nonfiction, with a focus on current affairs, politics, health, history, and civil rights. He’s helped shepherd a number of books to the big screen, including Wild and Black Mass.
REBECCA PODOS represents Young Adult and Middle Grade books at the Rees Literary Agency in Boston. Her own YA novels include The Mystery of Hollow Places and Like Water, with her third novel, The Psychic Sisters of Saltville, coming in 2019. She is a graduate of the WLP MFA Program at Emerson College.
ANJALI SINGH is an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary, where she looks for new voices, character-driven fiction, and nonfiction that reflects an engagement with the world. She represents graphic novels, YA, and MG literature. She’s previously worked as an editor at Vintage Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simon & Schuster.
Moderator: BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS, WLP assistant professor; writer, New York Times Magazine.
This event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be served.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.