Natalie Harnett, SOTA '97, MFA-Writing, had her debut novel, The Hollow Ground (Reviewed here on the CFF Forum page) published by Thomas Dunne Books on May 13, 2014. She is represented by Kent Wolf of Lippincott, Massie, McQuilkin. Natalie and Kent will give us an insider's perspective of the journey which all members of the Fiction Forum would like to make, from amateur wordsmiths to commercially published authors.
KENT WOLF began his publishing career in 1997 at Dalkey Archive Press. He then moved to Harcourt Trade Publishers where he headed the Subsidiary Rights Department, handling rights sales for many acclaimed authors, including Nobel Prize winners Octavio Paz, Günter Grass, and Jose Saramago and novelists Umberto Eco, Yann Martel, and Michel Faber. Kent represents a number of New York Times bestselling authors and is on the lookout for literary fiction, upmarket women's fiction, memoir, pop culture, all types of narrative nonfiction, and select YA. He is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives and PEN.