Conference Schedule

Here is the schedule for 2021 Gotham Writers Conference.

Day 1, Friday, October 15, 2021 — Panels and Presentations

1–2:10 pm et

Query Quagmire: What Bogs Down Your Query

2:25–3:15 pm et

Featured Author Interview

3:30–4:40 pm et

When An Agent Calls: What to Expect, What to Know, What to Ask

5–6:30 pm et

Gotham Writers Story Slam

Angie Chatman (moderator)

Day 2, Saturday, October 16, 2021 — Panels and Presentations

10–11:10 am et

While You’re Waiting: Moving from Getting an Agent to Getting Published

11:25 am–12:35 pm et

Author Power: Negotiating, Revising, and When to Walk Away

12:50–2 pm et

The Home Stretch: Navigating What Happens After the Sale

Day 3, Sunday, October 17, 2021 — Pitching Roundtables

12–4:30 pm et

Group Session 1

Graphic Novels/Graphic Memoirs

Literary/Mainstream Fiction 6 (full)

Literary/Mainstream Fiction 1 (full)

Literary/Mainstream Fiction 3

Literary/Mainstream Fiction 5 (full)

Middle Grade/Young Adult 1 (full)

Nonfiction/Memoir 1 (full)

Science Fiction/Fantasy 2

3–7:30 pm et

Group Session 2

Literary/Mainstream Fiction 2 (full)

Literary/Mainstream Fiction 4 (full)

Middle Grade/Young Adult 2 (full)

Mystery/Thriller/Horror (full)

Nonfiction/Memoir 2 (full)

Nonfiction/Memoir 3 (full)

Science Fiction/Fantasy 1