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Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
The 92nd Street Y and the Jewish Book Council have teamed up to bring you the First Annual Jewish Fiction Writers’ Conference. If you write adult fiction for the Jewish market, this conference is for you! Meet with top professionals from the publishing world. Whether you are a new author or have already been published, this is your opportunity to network with the experts who can help you get your work into print. The conference will be held at the 92nd Street Y ( 1395 Lexington Avenue (NY, NY)) on Sunday, March 15th from 9am-5pm.
The fee to attend is $115 before February 16, $135 after February 16, and this includes kosher breakfast and lunch.
Programs will include:
Let’s Talk: Publicity Beyond Your Bubby’s Friends
Shira Dicker (Shira Dicker Media International) and Cary Goldstein (Warner Twelve)
Publishing Your Jewish Short Stories
Erika Dreifus (The Practicing Writer: http://www.practicing-writer.com/)
Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match
David Forrer (Inkwell Management)
Today I Am An Author: The First Steps into Literary Adulthood
Jeffrey Hantover, Liel Leibovitz, and Darin Strauss
Yes, It’s the Best Book I’ve Read Since the Bible, But…
Lara Heinert (Basic Books) and Altie Karper (Schocken Books/Random House)
Why Is This Story Different Than All Other Stories?
Binnie Kirshenbaum (Columbia University Graduate School of Arts)
Which Came First, the Bagels or the Lox? The Basics of Publishing Marketing
Elisabeth Scharlatt (Algonquin Books)
For information or to register, please call 212-415-5544 or e-mail library@92Y.org