A Conversation with Agent Fiona Kenshole (Online)

  • Thursday, December 17, 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • BARN Writers Zoom Room, Class Code WR121720FK
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**This event will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

Do you want to get published next year? Are you looking for an agent? Fiona Kenshole, with Transatlantic Agency, will share her insights into how to get your book published, how to find an agent, and much more.

Submit the first page of your manuscript by December 14, and she may select yours for an online critique.   Please send the first page of your work (Times New Roman, double spaced, 1" margins) or your questions to writers.lead@bainbridgebarn.org   If your first page is selected, you will have the option to read it yourself or have the moderator read it during the event. 

Fiona says, "I love the midwifery of being an agent, from getting your debut published to doing your movie deal. I represent a number of best-selling and award-winning PNW authors including Rosanne Parry, the New York Times best-selling author of A Wolf Called Wander. At Transatlantic we like to sell your book to publishers all over the world so I work with co-agents in 28 countries, selling worldwide rights. I specialize in children’s and YA from picture books to older teenage, and also represent a small number of adult nonfiction titles."


  • This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.

  • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email.

Speaker Bio:

Fiona Kenshole was VP of Development Acquisition at Laika, working on the Oscar-nominated THE BOXTROLLS. Previously she published authors including Michael Bond (Paddington Bear), P.L Travers (Mary Poppins) and the Laureate Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) and was UK editor for Beverley Cleary, Lois Lowry, Bruce Coville, Gary Paulsen and Cynthia Voigt. She was nominated for “Editor of the Year” at the British Book Awards. Her recent successes include Rosanne Parry’s MG A WOLF CALLED WANDER (Greenwillow) which has spent the last 46 weeks in the NYT bestseller list and has sold in 14 languages and Vicki Grant’s YA romcom, 36 QUESTIONS THAT CHANGED MY MIND ABOUT YOU (Running Press), which sold in 22 languages

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