***Book signings will take place in the childrens room following each panel or talk via our awesome local-(ish) indie Gibson’s.
Opening Poem written and read by Robert Crawford
Process with Anita Diamant
Wondering how a NYT bestseller works? Come find out how Anita Diamant makes her incredible stories come to life.
Book sale and signing with Anita Diamant
Crash Course in Queries with Lorin Rees of the Rees Literary Agency
Trying to land an agent or editor? Then you’ll need a query letter. Join Lorin Rees of the Rees Literary Agency to learn what to write —and what to avoid–in that essential document.
Informal Q&A with Lorin Rees
Lunch Break: Please pack a bag lunch or visit one of our local restaurants
Narrative Nonfiction with Jenna Russell of the Boston Globe
What makes narrative nonfiction so readable? Join Jenna Russell to learn specific elements that will make every narrative sing.
Book sale and signing with Jenna Russell
Picture Books in a Flash with Maryann Cocca-Leffler
Do you have a picture book brewing? Join picture book author Maryann-Cocca Leffler to learn the ins-and-outs of creating a picture book.
Book sale and signing with Maryann Cocca-Leffler
Moderator: Erin E. Moulton, Panelists: Mohini Durgampudi, Ginger Johnson, Ceara Comeau and Dan Szczesny
Are you trying to publish a book? Do you have questions about what track (indie, self, traditional) might be right for you? Join us to hear various perspectives on the publishing industry.
Closing remarks, book sale and signing with Erin Moulton, Mohini Durgampudi, Ginger Johnson, Ceara Comeau and Dan Szczesny
**Gibson’s Bookstore will be selling books in the children’s room for the entire day.**