Sunday, March 02, 2008

The 4th Annual New York Round Table® Writers' Conference

Mark April 11-12 on your calendar. The non-profit New York Center for Independent Publishing (NYCIP) is bringing some 75 publishing professionals together to discuss the promises and pitfalls of the writing life.

The two-day New York Round Table® Writers' Conference is providing access to the nation's leading literary figures, including editors, agents, publicists, reviewers, bestselling authors and publishers, speaking on the business and career of writing.

Based upon last year's extremely successful agent and editor panels, the conference will again feature two literary agent panels divided into nonfiction and fiction agents and two book editor panels divided into nonfiction and fiction editors.

This year's conference will also include presentations by best-selling authors John Berendt, Joshua Ferris, Charles Bock, Alice Hoffman, and Lincoln Child; two luncheons; craft workshops and panel discussions on topics including:

* Writing Book Proposals
* Memoir Writing
* Writing Query Letters
* Writing Process
* Online Publishing
* PR and Marketing
* Independent Publishers
* Self Publishing
* Fiction Writing
* Birth of a Book

The Conference will be held at the NY Center for Independent Publishing, 20 West 44th Street, New York City. Refer to this page for more info.

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