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Literary Agent Betsy Amster

Date: 3:30pm PDT October 15, 2013 Location: Miller Hall

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Miller Hall

The English department is sponsoring a unique opportunity to meet with literary agent Betsy Amster who will be speaking about careers and opportunities in writing and publishing on Tuesday, October 15 at 3:30pm in Miller 102.

Amster is president of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises, a literary agency that she opened in 1992. Before starting her own business, she spent 10 years as an editor at Pantheon and Vintage in New York and two years as editorial director of the Globe Pequot Press in rural Connecticut. She has also served as a frequent instructor at The Loft, an acclaimed literary center in Minneapolis, and has run publishing workshops at Mediabistro, the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.

 Betsy Amster represents literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, and general nonfiction in the areas of popular culture, social issues, psychology, and parenting.

Refreshments will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there.

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