CANCELED - Comadres and Compadres Writers Conference
Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011
The 6th Annual Comadres and Compadres Writers Conference provides Latino writers with access to published Latino authors as well as agents and editors who have a proven track record of publishing Latino books. The conference will include craft workshops, agent/editor panel, how to get publishing panel, and a pitch slam, where participants can pitch their projects to agents. The keynote speaker is Veronica Chambers.
Veronica Chambers is a prolific author and journalist, best known for her critically acclaimed memoir Mama’s Girl, the young adult novel, The Go-Between and The New York Times Bestseller Yes Chef, which was co-authored with chef Marcus Samuelsson. She is the editor of The Meaning of Michelle: 17 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own. She was a culture writer at Newsweek, an editor at The New York Times Magazine and the founding editor of Condé Nast’s Glam Latina. Born in Panama and raised in Brooklyn, her work often reflects her Afro-Latina heritage.
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