Monday, March 5, 2012

MFA Program Event: The Literary Marketplace in the 21st Century


How does one get published? What are some of the major challenges confronting a writer in today’s changing world of books and publishing?

The MFA Creative Writing Program at LIU Brooklyn presents


The Literary Marketplace in the 21st Century
a panel on the publishing industry moderated by Jessica Hagedorn & Harold Augenbraum

Friday, March 23, 6pm
HS119, Health Sciences Building
Reception following the discussion.

Guest speakers:

  • Harold Augenbraum - executive director of the National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards.
  • Faith Childs – literary agent, Faith Childs Literary Agency.
  • Kirby Kim – literary agent, William Morris Endeavor.
  • Denise Scarfi – assistant editor, W.W. Norton.
  • Johnny Temple – publisher & editor-in-chief, Akashic Books, chair of the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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