Register for one week or several! Select the sessions that best fit your book and schedule! The ONLINE Backspace Writers Conference NEVER ends!

Each week-long conference session includes:

  • a query letter workshop with 6-10 students and 2 literary agents
  • an opening 2 pages workshop with the same 6-10 students and 2 different literary agents
  • a 2-day interactive panel discussion and Q&A with all 4 agents
  • full access to the Backspace Writers Conference video archives
  • a PDF copy of The Science of Rejection Letters: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analyze Rejection Letters in Order to Improve Your Writing & Get Published by Jeff Kleinman

IN ADDITION, the first person who registers for each week-long session will receive a paperback copy of Donald Maass' Writing the Breakout Novel!

Attend the online version of Backspace's renowned query letter and opening 2 pages workshops and get agent feedback on your submission materials! Connect with your fellow writers as you learn from and network with the best and the brightest in the publishing world!

Speakers include:

Jenny Bent, The Bent Agency
Laura Biagi, Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency, Inc.
Jennifer De Chiara, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
MacKenzie Fraser-Bub, Trident Media Group
Louise Fury, The Bent Agency
Evan Gregory, Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency
Erin Harris, Folio Literary Management
Susan Hawk, The Bent Agency
Molly Ker Hawn, The Bent Agency
Molly Jaffa, Folio Literary Management
Jeff Kleinman, Folio Literary Management
Sarah LaPolla, Bradford Literary Agency
Jennifer Laughran, Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Sandy Lu, L. Perkins Agency
Kristin Nelson, Nelson Literary Agency
Carrie Pestritto, Proscpect Agency
Katharine Sands, Sarah Jane Freymann Agency
Suzie Townsend, New Leaf Literary Agency
Jennifer Udden, Donald Maass Literary Agency
Roseanne Wells, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

CLICK HERE for a list of instructors and workshop schedule.

Questions? Check our FAQ for students, or contact conference organizers Christopher Graham or Karen Dionne at You may also telephone Chris at 732-267-6449.