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Conversation with a Literary Agent

By Jayapriya Vasudevan

9 January 2020 (Thu)
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Singapore Book Council Training Room
90 Goodman Road, Blk E #03-32
Goodman Arts Centre
Singapore 439053

Course Fee: $10.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $11.44

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Conducted by Jayapriya Vasudevan from Jacaranda Literary Academy, this talk will introduce aspiring authors, especially first time authors, to the publishing industry. It will help to guide them through the complex maze that leads their manuscript from their desk to that of an agent and eventually a publisher.

About the Speaker: Jayapriya Vasudevan

Jayapriya Vasudevan

Jayapriya Vasudevan founded the Jacaranda Literary Agency over 20 years ago. The prestigious UK magazine, Bookseller has hailed her as “one of India’s most dynamic booksellers.”

Over the years the agency has grown exponentially and now represents an exciting and diverse list of authors from India, Singapore and across South East Asia as well as from the UK, Australia and Kenya.  Jayapriya is a preferred speaker and regular delegate at literary conferences all over Asia as well as London and Frankfurt.  She also teaches a class at Bangalore's World Famous Semi Deluxe Writing Program.
Jayapriya was the Festival Director for the Times of India Literary Festivals 2017 and 2018 held in Bangalore.

Registration Details

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