Agent Provocateur: Finding Representation for Your Book
How to find an agent? Try cocaine and yelling. JK
InPublish or Perish,Tony Tulathimutte dispenses subjective, unsolicited, and frankly sort of aggro advice on the practical aspects of a building a writing career.
When the final draft of your book manuscript is finished and sitting there on your desk covered in blood and placenta, it’s time to start looking for an agent.
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Tony Tulathimutte’s novel Private Citizens was called “the first great millennial novel” by New York Magazine. A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has written for The New York Times, VICE, WIRED, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic, N+1, Playboy, The Paris Review, and many others. He has received a 2017 Whiting Award, an O. Henry Award, and a MacDowell Fellowship, and appeared as a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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