How to get your book published: From Writing a Query Letter to Signing a Contract
Thursday, June 16, 2011, 7PM
Are you a recent MFA graduate trying to figure out how to turn your manuscript into a novel? Or a a journalist who dreams of publishing the next Maximum City? Or maybe you’re writing short stories on the side and looking to craft a collection.
Wherever you may be in the process, these prominent writers, esteemed editors, and ace agents will walk you through the process of getting your book published. From rising above the slush pile to choosing an agent:
Kirby Kim (William Morris Endeavor agent)
Wendy Lee (author of Happy Family and editor at HarperCollins)
Ed Park (author of Personal Days and editor of The Believer)
Zohra Saed (co-editor of One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature and editor at UpSet Press)
Monique Truong (author of The Book of Salt and Bitter in the Mouth will share their insights, experience, and expertise.
Jin Auh (The Wylie Agency) will moderate the panel discussion and Q&A session.
Jointly presented with the New York chapter of the Asian American Journalists’ Association.
@The Asian American Writers’ Workshop
110-112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor
Between 6th and 7th Avenues
open to the public
$5 suggested donation, free to members of AAJA and AAWW