Emerson’s Publishing Series: How To Get An Agent & How to Be One

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.


WLP Pub Series: How to Get a (Cool) Job: Recent Alumni on Finding Success

Faye Brennan (BA ‘09) is Sex and Relationships Director at Cosmopolitan.

James Emmerman (BA ’14) is Associate Photo Editor at Document Journal and formerly an Assistant Photo Editor at Vanity Fair.

Jaweed Kaleem (BA ’07) is the national race and justice correspondent at the Los Angeles Times.

Anjali Pala (MA ’10) is Senior Designer and Production Manager at Prestel Publishing.

Rose Pleuler (BA ‘13) is an Assistant Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books.