How do authors go from writing in their spare time to holding a published book in their hands? It takes A LOT of writing and an unflinching pursuit of success. Reading Courtney Maum’s latest book helps too! Tune in to this lively discussion, where agent and authors share behind-the-scenes knowledge about getting published.
Alice Speilburg is the founding agent of Speilburg Literary and has worked in book publishing for more than a decade. She represents narrative nonfiction and commercial fiction for adults and YA readers. Her first editing gig was on the news desk of her college daily, and she is still drawn to compelling nonfiction stories, especially those written by journalists, that deepen our understanding of culture and society. In fiction, she loves a complete immersion read that takes her to another world through the eyes of original characters. Alice previously worked at John Wiley & Sons, and Howard Morhaim Literary Agency. She has worked with bestselling and award-winning authors, literary and professional societies, and branded content. She spends her weekends hiking with her husband and two sons.