Writer in Residence


Carrie Firestone

Carrie Firestone is the author of two best-selling young adult novels, "The Loose Ends List" and "The Unlikelies," both published by Little, Brown Books.  Her third novel is due Summer 2020. Carrie is a former New York City high school teacher who now lives in Connecticut with her family.

Carrie's specialty is preparing eye-catching pitches to agents and publishers.  Bring your completed manuscript, your cover letter, and your ideas, and work with Carrie to polish your presentation and prepare it for publication.  She will provide clear, judgment-free feedback and answer all your questions about agents, publishing, story pitfalls, and craft.


Carrie holds her coaching sessions at Farmington Valley Arts Center in Avon

** by appointment only ** 

Please plan ahead to book your appointment by email.

Time slots are available in one hour increments at a rate of $75/hour. 

750 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT | (860) 877-6099


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