Cover Photo: A Chat with Literary Agent Christopher Hermelin by Nicole Chung

A Chat with Literary Agent Christopher Hermelin

“Publishing is a ‘hurry up and wait’ industry.”

and what not to dowhen trying to find an agent and sell their work.

If you would like to self-publish, or work on books as a side project, it isn’t absolutely necessary. But for those who are hoping to make writing their career, get an agent.

Sign up for Christopher's publishing bootcamp: How to Get an Agent and Sell Your Work

Nicole Chung is the author of the national bestseller All You Can Ever Know  and Catapult’s digital editorial director. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, The Guardian, TIME, and Vulture, among others. Find her on Twitter: @nicolesjchung