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’s debut memoir All You Can Ever Know will be published in October 2018. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, the Times Magazine, GQ, Longreads, BuzzFeed, and Hazlitt, among many others. She is the editor-in-chief of Catapult magazine and the former managing editor of The Toast. Find her on Twitter: @nicole_soojung