#AskAgent Live Q&A Session with
Literary Agent Kristina Perez
Las Musas authors Mayra Cuevas and Kristina Perez share everything you need to know about literary agents. Kristina is an associate agent at the Zeno Literary Agency in London, specializing in science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Kristina represents young adult, middle grade, fantasy, science fiction, romance, and non-fiction.
In this webinar we will discuss:
-What makes a project publishable?
-The role of an agent
-Query letters that work
-What should be in your synopsis
-Who should I query?
-How to approach agents via cold query emails and writers’ conferences.
-Agency representation agreements
-Your questions answered!
Kristina was born and raised in NYC by an Argentine dad and a Norwegian mom, speaking three languages at home.Her ove of languages and travel led her to move to Paris when she was seventeen. She has a PhD in Medieval Literature from the University of Cambridge. She has worked as a journalist in China and held positions at the National University of Singapore and the University of Hong Kong. She published several YA novels (the Sweet Black Waves trilogy and The Tesla Legacy) as well as nonfiction (The Myth of Morgan la Fey).
Mayra Cuevas is the author of the YA contemporary #OwnVoices romcom Salty, Bitter, Sweet (Blink/HarperCollins). Her short story Resilient will be published as part of the anthology FORESHADOW: The Magic of Reading & Writing YA (Algonquin Young Readers). Mayra was born and raised in Puerto Rico and now lives in Norcross, GA. She works as a special projects producer for CNN and keeps her sanity by practicing Modern Buddhism and meditation. Her husband and two step-sons provide plenty of inspiration for her stories. Reach out on Twitter @MayraECuevas, on Instagram @Mayra.Cuevas and her website MayraCuevas.com.
Moderator and Author of Salty, Bitter, Sweet
Literary Agent and Author of the Sweet Black Waves trilogy