Speed Pitching with Literary Agents

North London Literary Festival offers you the unique opportunity to pitch your ideas for writing projects to London-based literary agents who will provide feedback there and then. This year we have invited agents from Aitken Alexander Associates and the Barbara Levy Literary Agency. Speed Pitching with Literary Agents will take place at 12:00 – 2nd Floor Mezzanine Quad at this year’s North London Literary Festival on the 16th March. In … Continue reading Speed Pitching with Literary Agents

Writing Workshop 3: How (and how not) to self publish a novel

Self-publishing is fast becoming one of the go-to mediums for new and established authors to distribute their work, and already accounts for approximately half of all Amazon sales in the UK and USA. However, as with any new endeavour, there are a number of pitfalls which many new writers stumble into. In this workshop, Faith will cover various aspects of self-publishing and talk with you … Continue reading Writing Workshop 3: How (and how not) to self publish a novel

16th March, 12pm: Jamilah Ahmed

Jamilah Ahmed was born in Dubai and is half Arab, half Irish. She has lived in London since graduating from University. She has a PhD from Goldsmiths, where her work examined the female embodied self. Jamilah works in publishing, as a Commissioning Editor in the social sciences and recently as a freelance editor and agent. Jamilah Ahmed will be at the North London Literary Festival as part of a … Continue reading 16th March, 12pm: Jamilah Ahmed

22nd March, 12pm: Talk – ‘How to Get Published’

What is a literary festival without a literary agent? Carrie Plitt from the established London-based literary agency Conville and Walsh is sharing her experience and advice to authors who are looking to get an agent and make it in the publishing industry. This a great chance for writers starting out to find out more about how the industry works and ask questions directly. Carrie will be giving … Continue reading 22nd March, 12pm: Talk – ‘How to Get Published’