Abigail K. Perry

Abigail K. Perry is a certified Story Grid Editor, the Agency Relations Assistant for P.S. Literary Agency, an editor and outliner for Relay Publishing, a monthly columnist for DIY MFA, a proud member of WFWA, and most notably, a teacher for writers serious about leveling up their writing craft. She earned her B.S. in TV, Radio, and Film from Syracuse University (Newhouse) and Master’s in Secondary Education from Endicott College. Abigail created and taught three creative writing and film courses at the high school level for several years, and she continues to teach writers with her email list Writer’s Weekend, vlog Scene Slayer and podcast Slush Pile Survivor (all coming summer 2019). Believing there is no greater connection between people than stories, it is her life’s aspiration to write, teach, represent, and sell stories that remind us of the importance to empathize with all civilization—and to cherish and share that unique spark that makes our stories special.

Although trained in multiple genres, Abigail specializes in stories that celebrate women with plots driven by the main character’s emotional journey. Part of this focus and passion came from her experience working closely with VP Senior Literary Agent Carly Watters; Abigail reveres this experience as one of the most influential in her life and career–along with her time working with and being mentored by top editors (Shawn Coyne!), literary agents, educators, writers, and producers in the publishing and film industries.

To connect with Abigail, visit: www.abigailkperry.com.

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