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LBF Masterclass 2009


London Book Fair Masterclass 2009

Saturday 18 April 11am to 1pm

Earls Court Conference Centre, London

There's still time to book for the How to get published Masterclass.  Run by the London Book Fair, in association with the Daily Mail, Authorhouse, Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook and Blackwells, it will involve bestselling authors Kate Mosse and Andrew Miller and self-published author Gareth Sibson. They will join Danuta Kean (Chair), Bill Swainson (Senior Commissioning Editor, Bloomsbury) and Simon Trewin (co-head of the books department at United AgentsClick for United Agents Agents References listing) as panellists.

The London Book Fair Masterclass sessions have established themselves as must-attend events for the public and are designed to place a focus on creative writing and provide invaluable tips for aspiring authors to get their work published.

The programme will run as follows:

Chaired by Danuta Kean, freelance journalist and publishing commentator; Simon Trewin, co-head of the books department at United Agents, will speak about the role of an agent and what they look for in a prospective new author. He is joined by Bill Swainson, Senior Commissioning Editor, Bloomsbury, who will speak on what a publisher looks for and what goes into making a new author known.

Bestselling authors Kate Mosse (Orion) and Andrew Miller (Hodder) will talk about their traditional publishing experience and author Gareth Sibson will talk about self-publishing and offer top tips to the audience.

Tickets cost £30 (incl VAT). To book tickets telephone the LBF booking line 020 8271 2421. Alternatively send a cheque made payable to Reed Exhibitions Ltd to Masterclasses, The London Book Fair, 28 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey TW9 8DL (with the name of the person attending on the back of the cheque)

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