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Sep 21

BookMachine Briefing with Julia Silk, Greyhound Literary

21 September, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm BST

Julia Silk

Working as a Literary Agent is complex and multi-faceted. What’s really involved in the job, and how can agents and publishing pros up their author care game in response to current industry challenges?


Join us on Thursday 21st September from 1:00 – 1:30pm BST for a brief, on-trend online conversation with Julia Silk, Agent with Greyhound Literary to find out more about the world of agenting.


We’ll be covering the agent’s role in the industry, and discussing how publishers and agents can work together most effectively to manage the author relationship.


So, whether you’re new to agenting, aspiring to work with authors in the industry, or you are a publishing professional in any department looking to strengthen your communication with agents and authors, this free event has been designed for you. We hope to see you there!



About the BookMachine Briefing

The BookMachine Briefings are short, intriguing and insightful deep dives into emerging trends and need-to-know topics across the publishing landscape. Designed for publishing professionals from all corners of the industry, these in-conversation sessions provide you with a quick burst of knowledge to apply to your day-to-day role.

BookMachine members can access the library of all of our Briefings – as well as the full video archives of industry insight from expert speakers across our previous range of events. Join the BookMachine Community.



Julia SilkAbout Julia

Julia Silk is an agent with Greyhound Literary, where she represents a wide range of fiction and practical and narrative non-fiction by clients including Maisie Hill, Amanda Mason, Penny Wincer and Owen Booth. She has an MA in comparative literature from UEA and has previously worked as a bookseller and editor both in and out of house for publishers including PRH, Simon & Schuster and Orion, where she headed a digital crime list. As well as her core work as an agent, Julia is strongly committed to increasing representation and accessibility for writers across the industry, and regularly supports and contributes to the work of organisations and events such as Word Factory, Spread the Word and the Working Class Writers Festival. @juliasreading


21 September, 2023
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm BST
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