Minneapolis Convention Center | April 11, 2015

Episode 105: The Other Track: MFAs in the Book Business

(Caroline Casey, Jynne Martin, Leslie Shipman, Jeff Shotts, Craig Teicher) It’s often said that MFA grads do one of two things to earn money: teach writing or work in the book business. Much has been said about MFAs who teach, but writers also fill the ranks of publishing houses and other book biz institutions. This panel will focus on how writers become publishing professionals—editors, publicists, arts administrators, reviewers—and look at the ways their degrees and writerly have shaped their careers and how they do their jobs. Sponsored by Publishers Weekly.

Published Date: November 25, 2015

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