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The Literary Conference 2013

Past Event

The Literary Consultancy (TLC) is proud to announce the much-anticipated return of its cutting-edge conference for writers working at all levels. Audrey Niffenegger will deliver the keynote speech at TLC's second digital conference, with more than 30 writers, journalists, publishers and digital pioneers participating over two days. Partnering with “Book Hackday” and BookFlower, TLC will be inviting new writers to reimagine the boundaries of content and technology.

The Literary Consultancy, in collaboration with Amphora Arts has again assembled a wide range of industry-leading partners including the Society for Editors & Proofreaders, The Literary Platform’s forthcoming Writing Platform, the Alliance of Independent Authors, Book Hackday, Contentment’s new e-book conversion platform BookFlower and the Free Word Centre. The overriding theme of this year’s conference is ‘quality in a digital age’ – and how authors can make the latest tools, platforms and opportunities available work for them.

Highlights include:

A keynote opening address by author of the best-selling The Time Traveler’s Wife, author and illustrator Audrey Niffenegger

The Observer’s Robert McCrum offers his invaluable perspective on the changes in the contemporary book world

Other speakers include literary agents Gordon Wise (Curtis Brown), Jonathan Conway (The Agency Group), and Jennifer Custer (A.M. Heath), publishers Dan Franklin (Random House), Andrew Franklin (Profile Books), Stephan Tobler (And Other Stories) and The Guardian’s Alison Flood.

A full programme and list of speakers is available from The Literary Consultancy.

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