Writers’ League of Texas
Austin, TX
September 14, 2019, 1:30pm

I’m teaching a class on what writers need to know about the publishing business, including information on reading contracts, interacting with agents and publicists, understanding advances and rights licenses, and more. Pre-register here.

Texas Book Festival
Austin, TX
October 27, 2019, 3:30pm

Moderating a conversation with Rainbow Rowell about her novel Wayward Son, the sequel to her #1 New York Times bestselling book Carry On.

Westbank Community Library
Austin, TX
November 11, 2019, 5pm

Guest visit to the Westbank Writing Workshop, talking about the basics of the publishing industry: what agents do, how to find one, what editors do when they receive submissions, etc.


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