Jennifer De Chiara
Jennifer De Chiara is President of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, which she started in 2001. Before forming the agency, she was a literary agency with two established New York agencies, worked in the editorial departments of Simon & Schuster and Random House, and was a writing consultant for several major corporations. A New York City-based writer, she is a frequent guest judge for the Writer’s Digest, WOW! WOMEN ON WRITING, and That First Line writing contests, among others, and is a frequent guest lecturer on publishing and the craft of writing at universities and writers conferences throughout the country, which have included New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute, the Penticton, Canada Writers Conference, the San Diego State University Writers Conference, Backspace, the International Women’s Writing Guild, and the Learning Annex.