The Writers Community of Durham Region presents ASK AN AGENT with ALI McDONALD
Saturday February 11
9:30 to 11:30 am EST


IN PERSON: St. Mark’s United Church, 201 Centre Street S, in Whitby ON

Enter through the south-facing door of the church. The meeting is in the upstairs hall. There is free parking on weekends in the church lot and in the town lot across the street. The building is wheelchair accessible on the west side.


Ali McDonald answers your questions about agenting, query letters, and the business side of the writing world. You’ll want to register early for this one”we’ll collect questions for Ali ahead of time!

Ali has worked in publishing for 14 years, leading the children’s division at The Rights Factory before launching 5 Otter Literary with her partners in January 2021. She represents bestselling, award-winning, emerging, and debut children’s authors and illustrators, in a range of formats and genres from board books to young adult literature and everything in between. Her specialization is in genre fiction”speculative, thriller, horror, science fiction, and fantasy”particularly from underrepresented and marginalized creators.

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