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How To Get Published

How To Get Published

The Sidmouth Literary Festival near Exeter  is holding a 'How to get published day' on Sunday June 17. Ticket holders are invited to submit sample work in advance for one-to-one feedback from Katy Loftus (editorial director at Penguin Viking); the former deputy fiction editor at Woman's Weekly;  literary agent Kate Hordern and many others.

Back again for another year, Jane Corry hosts this practical, informative workshop, with special guests from across the publishing industry giving advice about getting your work into print. The morning features a panel discussion, followed by one-to-one clinics after lunch.

This year's panel includes:

Jennifer Braund - poet and author
Clare Cooper - former Fiction Editor at Woman's Weekly
Jane Corry - Sidmouth Literary festival's Writer in Residence, journalist and novelist
Martin Dawes - former BBC journalist and self-published author
Kate Hordern - literary agent
Katy Loftus - Editorial Director: Viking (Penguin Random House)
Maria McCarthy - journalist and author
Penny Reeves - Publisher, Saron Press
Jeremy Thompson - MD of Troubadour Publishing and self publishing expert

If you would like feedback on your writing in a one-to-one session as part of the workshop, you will need to submit a 500 word sample by midday on Monday 21 May 2018 to