This week, Collaborcast co-host Jason Buchholz sits down with his agent, Wendy Levinson, to talk about the role of a literary agent. Wendy discusses how and where she finds new work, what a day in the life of a literary agent is like, projects she's particularly proud of, and provides practical advice to aspiring authors who are ready to send out queries.
Books Wendy mentioned:
May Tomorrow Be Awake: On Poetry, Autism, and our Neurodiverse Future, by Chris Martin, forthcoming this summer from HarperOne.
Walking the Bowl: A True Story of Murder and Survival Among the Street Children of Lusaka, by Chris Lockhart and Daniel Mulilo Chama, Hanover Square Press, 2022
Journals Wendy reads:
Joyland, The Normal School, Catapult, The Southern Review, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, The Pinch, Narrative Magazine.
As always, thanks to Self Help for the music.