The Writers' Guild presents the 2016 Editors Panel on Thursday, November 10th at 4:00pm in 311 Denney Hall.
Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A with agents and editors working in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. This event is open to all OSU students and faculty, as well as to the general public.
Featured editors are:
Amelia (Molly) Atlas is literary agent at ICM Partners. She started her career in publishing as an assistant at ICM and, after stints as a Berlin-based freelance book critic and as a senior publicist at Harvard University Press, she returned to ICM as an agent in 2012. Her list has a focus on literary fiction and narrative nonfiction, particularly history, current affairs, biography, science, and cultural criticism. Her recent and forthcoming titles include: Youngblood by Matt Gallagher, Hold Still by Lynn Steger Strong, Inherited Disorders by Adam Ehrlich Sachs, To Be a Machine by Mark O’Connell, and Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach.
John Knight is an acquiring editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Before coming to New York, he worked in San Francisco at McSweeney's and was the editor in chief of a long-form journalism magazine. At FSG he publishes both paperback originals and hardcover books of literary fiction and narrative nonfiction with a focus on cultural criticism, American history, nature, modern art, and biography. Recent titles include debut novels What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell, which the New York Times calls “a rich, important debut,” and Cannibals in Love by Mike Roberts, as well as Shakespeare in Swahililand by Edward Wilson-Lee, Eye of the Sixties by Judith Stein, and Void Star by Zachary Mason.
Caryl Pagel is the co-founder and Editress in Chief of Rescue Press, which describes itself as “an independent publisher of chaotic and investigative work.” Pagel is also a poetry editor at jubilat, and the author of two collections of poetry, Twice Told (H_NG M_N Books) and Experiments I Should Like Tried at My Own Death (Factory Hollow Press). She is an Assistant Professor of English at Cleveland State University and the Director of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center, which has recently published titles such as A Bestiary by Lily Hoang and Residuum by Martin Rock. She also teaches graduate poetry and nonfiction classes in the NEOMFA Program in Eastern Ohio.