Thursday, March 06, 2008
Bits & Pieces: Events
LA Times Festival of Books
Spring has sprung not tulips but book fairs. Well, OK. The tulips are coming, but on April 26 & 27, Authors' Coalition will present authors of genres from poetry to memoir to talk to you and sign their books at the LA Times/UCLA Festival of Books on the beautiful UCLA Campus . Find them all at the Authors' Coalitions and Red Engine Press booths, numbers 610 and 611. Featured authors include Barbara Crandall, David H. Jones, Joyce Faulkner, Poets Christine Alexanians and Sona Ovasapyan, Pamela Kelly, Carolyn Howard-Johnson, Carol Wood, Dana Lee Buhler and WOW's very own Annette Fix with the debut of her new memoir, The Break-Up Diet. Learn more about the fair at http://www.latimes.com/extras/festivalofbooks/. Learn more about opportunities for your book go to: http://www.authorscoalitionandredenginepress.com/fair_booths.htm.
Visitors at this booth will receive free books with their purchase while supplies last.
Fourth Annual New York Round Table Writers' Conference
Friday, April 11th & Saturday, April 12th
@ The historic General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen Library
20 West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan
The 2008 Conference will include: presentations by groundbreaking new authors - Joshua Ferris and Charles Bock; two luncheons with keynote speakers, best-selling novelists Alice Hoffman and Lincoln Child; a Friday evening gala keynote interview with acclaimed author, John Berendt, two cocktail receptions; as well as craft workshops and panel discussions on topics including:
- Writing Book Proposals
- Memoir Writing
- Writing a Winning Query Letter
- Writing Process
- Online Publishing
- PR and Marketing
- Independent Publishers
- Self Publishing
- Fiction Writing
- Birth of a Book
Speakers will include: Alice Hoffman, Lincoln Child; representatives from HarperCollins, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Broadway Books, McGraw-Hill, Soft Skull Press; The Permanent Press, Persea Books, Wiley & Sons, Autonomedia, bookreporter.com, A Public Space, Alimentum, Bloom; FOX TV; Allen O'Shea Literary Partners, FinePrint Literary Management, Sarah Jane Freymann Agency, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management, Liza Dawson Associates and Sanford J Greenburger Associates and many more to be announced!
Visit their website to find out more details on event pricing etc.
National Publicity Summit, March 26-29 in NYC
Meet over 100 national media face to face! Great for authors who want national media exposure. Only 100 attendees admitted.
Find out more: http://www.NationalPublicitySummit.com/?11025