Yang-May Ooi, author of The Flame Tree and Mindgame, sent word that she'd be talking with a established London-based literary agent on her podcast in two weeks's time:
If you are a writer aiming to have your book published in the UK, now is your chance to put a question to a UK Literary Agent.
It can be confusing for a new writer trying to send out their novel for the first time, especially if you are based outside the UK. Should I go via a literary agent or submit direct to the publisher? How do you find an agent? What format should I submit my manuscript in?
I am the author of two novels published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton and the creator of Fusion View, an East / West blog on writing, culture and the arts at www.fusionview.co.uk. I will be interviewing an established London-based literary agent for a Fusion View podcast in two weeks time and I am inviting new writers to email me your question about writing and getting published. I will select the best and most relevant questions and ask them during the interview so that you can get a personal answer from an industry insider.
The closing date is Midnight (GMT +1) Friday 11 August 2006. The podcast will be uploaded onto Fusion View on Monday 21 August 2006.
To find out more, click on this link.
Please use the form in the link above to ask your question. Do not reply to this email with your question. Please help me manage the the likely volume of responses by following this guideline.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Author of "The Flame Tree" and "Mindgame" (Hodder & Stoughton)