Chicago Literati Networking Event
Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)
Chicago's top literary networking event returns on a new night and time...
Writing is a solitary practice, but the process of being published, selling a script, and expanding your name recognition still requires schmoozing. This unique networking event aims to bring the people of Chicago’s literary world together for an evening of mingling, brainstorming, and collaborating.
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet people in the community, swap business cards, and make connections to further their literary career.
Featured attendees include:
Julia Borcherts is a co-founder of Reading Under the Influence and The Chicago Way literary series and a 2nd Story company member. She is a theater and best bets columnist for RedEye and a frequent contributor to Time Out Chicago and the Windy City Times’ “AIDS at 30” series. Her fiction and essays have recently appeared in dozens of publications.
Doug Seibold is the founder of Agate, a diversified indpendent publishing company with five distinct imprints. In 2012, Agate established a partnership with the Chicago Tribune to publish ebooks created from Tribune content under its Agate Digital imprint. In February 2012, Publishers Weekly magazine identified Agate as the fastest-growing small press in America from 2009–2011.
Tasha Alexander is the New York Times bestselling author of the historical Lady Emily mystery series. Her work has been nominated for numerous awards and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. She splits her time between Chicago and the UK with her husband...
Andrew Grant is the critically acclaimed author of the David Trevellyn thriller series. While his background is in English Literature and Drama, he worked for years in the telecommunications industry. After spending 15 years in corporate life, Andrew became the victim / beneficiary of a widespread redundancy programme. Freed once again from the straight jacket of corporate life, he took the opportunity to answer the question, what if ... ?
Registration is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. There will be a cash bar with drink specials, appetizers will be served, and the first 30 people to register will receive a swag bag.
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