F280. Should I Know Who You Are? Book PR for the Modern Age
Friday, April 1, 2016
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Leslie Pietrzyk’s collection of linked stories, This Angel on My Chest, won the 2015 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. She is the author of two novels, Pears on a Willow Tree and A Year and a Day.
Lori A. May is the author of six books, including The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship & the Writing Life. She founded Poets’ Quarterly, a volunteer-run review journal. May is a freelance writer, editor, and consultant, and she teaches in the University of King’s College—Halifax MFA program.
Beth Parker has been working in publishing since 1999 promoting a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction authors ranging from debut fiction to celebrity memoirs, YA, and more. She has worked on numerous New York Times bestselling campaigns. In 2014 she started her own PR firm, Beth Parker PR.
Kelly Davio is the author of the poetry collection Burn This House and the copublisher and poetry editor of Tahoma Literary Review. Her nonfiction appears at the Toast, the Rumpus, the Liberty Project, and others. She helps small press writers promote their books through PR For Poets.