BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE
DR. UWE STENDER PRESENTATION ON LITERARY AGENTS
On February 12, 2009, literary agent Dr. Uwe Stender spoke at a one-day workshop sponsored by the PennWriters: Pittsburgh East Writers. Dr. Uwe Stender is a Full Member of the AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives) and founder of the TriadaUS Literary Agency, Inc., in Pittsburgh, PA. To read a review of his presentation, click on Review of Literary Agent Dr. Uwe Stender’s Workshop. Below is a report on his presentation.
(To view photo of Beanery Writers Group members Sal and Chuck, discussing their work with Dr. Stender, click: http://www.flickr.com/photos/beaneryonlineliterarymagazine/3298270971/ )
Between November and February, Dr. Stender sold two books—an accomplishment that isn’t good “but not terrible,” he said. “A sale a month is good,” he noted, adding that there were about twenty other deals he could have made two years ago. However, the market is changing.
“These were about twenty nonfiction works with strong platforms, by multiple published authors. Publishers won’t buy them because (more…)