In Person Conference
Jill Marr is a senior agent at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. She graduated from SDSU with a BA in English with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in history. In a former life Jill worked in the creative services department at a local television station. She began her publishing career as Sandra Dijkstra’s assistant the week after 9/11. Jill also wrote features and ads for Pages, the literary magazine for people who love books and continues to write book ads for publishing houses. Building her own list now for the past 10 years, Jill is interested in adult commercial fiction, with an emphasis on mysteries, thrillers, and horror, women’s commercial fiction and historical fiction. She is also looking for non-fiction projects in the areas of science, history, narrative non-fiction, sports, politics, current events, health & nutrition, pop culture, humor and music.