PWAC Event: Selling Your Manuscript: A Literary Agent Talks Contracts & Publishers


Toronto Literary Agent and Rights & Contracts legal expert Marilyn Biderman will discuss what it takes to get a book contract and how to ensure you get a fair deal with a publisher. Q & A to follow.

After 12 years with McClelland & Stewart, Marilyn Biderman recently left her position as Vice President, Rights & Contracts, to found her own literary agency, Marilyn Biderman Literary Management. She has taught at the publishing programs at Ryerson University, Simon Fraser University, Humber College, and Centennial College. Marilyn is also a lawyer, and the author of several papers on copyright law.

Presented by the Ottawa Chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)

Saturday, January 29, 2011 10:30-12:30pm

Ottawa Public Library Main Branch Auditorium, 120 Metcalfe

Cost: $25 general public or $20 for students/members of writers’ organizations

Early-bird discount: Register online and save an extra $5.

Send your name and contact information to by January 26th, 2010.

Discount will be applied at the door.


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