S236. Getting the Word Out: How to Approach Book Promotion to Actually Reach Readers
Saturday, March 10, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Johnny Temple is the publisher of Akashic Books and one of the main organizers of the Brooklyn Book Festival. He also plays bass guitar in the band Girls Against Boys who have toured extensively across the globe. His writing has appeared in The Nation and Publishers Weekly, among other publications.
Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir, Whip Smart, and the essay collection, Abandon Me. She serves on the Board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, and she is assistant professor of creative nonfiction at Monmouth University and MFA faculty at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Jessica Greer is a graduate from UPENN, who worked for a publisher and publicity department at Penguin Random, then made the shift to Other Press where she’s resided for the last five years and currently serves in the role as publicity director. She is passionate about generating buzz for the books she loves.