DATE: 9/26/2020       
TIME: 1 - 3:30PM 
LOCATION:     online
Jenny Bent is interested in Literary fiction, Women's fiction, Commercial fiction - including romance, Young adult and middle grade fiction, Memoir, Humor, Suspense/crime, and self-help/how to. She is not interested in science fiction, poetry, picture books, serious nonfiction, reference or sports. 
She loves novels with an element of magic or fantasy  that take her to a strange or new world whether real or imaginary. She represents books with heart, genuine emotion, inspipration and great writing and story telling. 

Conference limited to 10 writers. Purchase using the paypal button at the top of the page. Then email CMCKELWAY1@ GMAIL.COM or call Cathy McKelway (207- 495- 9333) if you have questions. 

Please make certain Cathy has your correct email - the one you will use to join the conference.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Writers who are ready to query.

  • Writers who want a professional critique of their first 1,250 words/five pages and their query letters.

  • Writers who want to meet publishing professionals in a small group setting.

All agents/editors will take queries after the conference and have promised a REASON for any declines. NO pitching at conference.

Cancellation Policy. Full refund on or before 6/30/2019; Half purchase price can be refunded until 7/31. NO REFUND after 8/1

 Once payment is processed your agent/editor table will be confirmed by email. 

Your table spot is not confirmed until you have a return email.


Located five miles from downtown Boston, the Solstice MFA Program helps its diverse student body reach their full potential as writers in a learning environment that fosters community and celebrates the individual.  We offer concentrations in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, comics & graphic narratives, and writing for children & young adults. We encourage cross-genre study and offer an applied track in pedagogy for those who hope to teach at the college level. Working with some of the best writers in the country, our students emerge with a strategy for continuing the development of their creative vision and a supportive circle of peers and mentors. Our graduates have published award-winning books, been featured in important literary journals, and are being hired for successful writing-related careers.