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April 2018 Writing Show: Building a Publishing Resume: How Authors Can Secure Fellowships, Awards & Prizes
April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$5 – $15
Like with any other career, a resumé helps illustrate the value of your talents. We’ll discuss how achievements and experience can make authors more credible to publishers and to publications seeking contributors. Whether you’re a beginning or a seasoned writer, our panel will share methods for applying for freelance gigs, fellowships, prizes and awards to help build a resumé with serious literary street cred.
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Meet & Greet at 6:00; program starts at 6:45)
Location: Firehouse Theatre 1609 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220
Price: $12 – Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students)REGISTER TODAY
Dana Isokawa is the associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, where she edits the magazine’s sections on writing contests and fellowships, literary news and trends, and conferences and residencies. She, also, writes the magazine’s column on literary journals, “Literary MagNet,” and helps curate the publication’s annual feature on debut poets. She has served as the interviews editor for Washington Square Review, and has taught creative writing in New York University hospitals. She received her MFA in poetry from New York University.
Karen A. Chase is an author and photographer, and owner of 224design, a branding and design studio. Now represented by Roger Williams Agency, she is seeking representation for two novels in two genres–historical fiction (Carrying Independence) and southern upmarket women’s fiction (Decoys). Her first book, Bonjour 40: A Paris Travel Log, garnered seven independent publishing awards. Originally from Calgary, Canada, Karen is now chasing histories from Richmond, VA. You can find Karen at karenachase.com and on Twitter @KarenAChase.
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