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Tue, 10 Oct


Zoom Session

Getting an Agent and Getting Published | FULL | Register your Interest on our What's On Page

An interactive workshop with UK Literary Agent Abi Fellows from DHH Literary Agency. Learn what literary agents do, what they are looking for, how to approach them and what happens once you have found one. Includes plenty of time for Q+A and feedback on covering letters and synopses.

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Getting an Agent and Getting Published  | FULL | Register your Interest on our What's On Page
Getting an Agent and Getting Published  | FULL | Register your Interest on our What's On Page

Time & Location

10 Oct 2023, 19:00 – 21:00 BST

Zoom Session

About the Event

About the Workshop

This workshop is designed to equip writers with everything they need to know in order to find an agent to represent their work.

Abi will provide an overview or what agents do, where to find one and how to approach them, including insights into how to prepare a strong submission package.

There will be plenty of time for Q+A.

Abi hopes to be able to provide personal feedback on synopses and covering letters for those who have drafted these already.

Who the workshop for? 

Emerging, un-agented writers.

Abi works across most genres and age groups so this will have broad reach.

Partial Bursaries for writers who would otherwise be unable to attend are available for this workshop. To enquire about a bursary please email Paul, his email address is

About Abi Fellows

Abi is a Literary Agent at DHH. She has incredibly broad experience in the industry, having started in bookselling in 2001. Abi began her agenting career with Georgina Capel Associates and has also worked as a bookseller at Blackwell’s, on the sales team at Faber and Faber and as a literary scout at RR Ltd, and recently, senior agent at The Good Literary Agency. She is a former school governor and is currently a trustee with New Writing South.

Abi was shortlisted for Literary Agent of the Year at the British Book Awards (aka the Nibbies) in 2023.

Minimum Workshop Numbers 2023/4

To keep Out on the Page sustainable whilst allowing for experimentation and diversity in the range of activities we offer, we are setting minimum course numbers for our paid activities to go ahead. The minimum attendee number for this course to ahead is 6. If for some reason, this is not reached by 7 days before the course, we will cancel the activity and refund anyone who has bought tickets within two weeks.


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    This ticket covers the workshop. Partial bursaries are potentially available depending on your circumstances and our bursary fund levels. If you want to apply for a part-bursary please email

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