10 Jul Author School: Allan Guthrie: Getting Published
Join award-winning Author, Literary Agent, and Commissioning Editor Allan Guthrie as he helps you navigate the world of publishing. Allan will discuss the importance of the Literary Agent in the publishing process, and how to go about finding the right Agent for your work, in order to secure that elusive publishing deal.
Allan Guthrie is the author of five novels, including TWO-WAY SPLIT, which won the Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year, and three novellas,including BYE BYE BABY, which was an Amazon top-ten bestseller. A year after he was first published, he went over to the dark side and became a literary agent, working with Jenny Brown Associates for a decade until co-founding The North Literary Agency in October 2017. In 2011 he co-founded Blasted Heath, Scotland’s first digital publishing company, and he currently works as a commissioning editor for German publisher Bastei Luebbe’s English-language division and for a new short fiction publisher based in the US.