Full Spectrum Devotion: The Canadian Literary Agent | College of Arts

Full Spectrum Devotion: The Canadian Literary Agent

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McLaughlin Library, Robert Whitelaw Room, 246B


Literary Agent and president of Transatlantic Agency, Samantha Haywood, will discuss business and artistic issues in the publishing world from her perspective. Specializing in international publishing and with extensive experience selling authors in North America for publication and TV/film representation, Ms. Haywood represents a diverse and vibrant client list of authors, ranging from award-winning and bestselling fiction to narrative nonfiction and she has a passion for graphic novels. She also handles foreign rights for Drawn & Quarterly. Haywood is a founding member and current President of the newly-formed PACLA, the Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.

Haywood’s talk will be introduced by Lawrence Hill. The talk is free and open to the public with tea and coffee provided.