Schedule

MEETING ROOM

***Book signings will take place in the childrens room following each panel or talk via our awesome local-(ish) indie Gibson’s.

10:00-10:05

Opening Poem written and read by Robert Crawford

 

10:05-10:50

Process with Anita Diamant

Wondering how a NYT bestseller works? Come find out how Anita Diamant makes her incredible stories come to life.

 

10:50-11:10

Book sale and signing with Anita Diamant

 

11:10-11:55

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.

 

11:55-12:05

Informal Q&A with Lorin Rees

 

12:05-12:55

Lunch Break: Please pack a bag lunch or visit one of our local restaurants

 

12:55-1:40

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.

 

1:40-2:00

Book sale and signing with Jenna Russell

 

2:00-2:45

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.

 

2:45-3:05

Book sale and signing with Maryann Cocca-Leffler

 

3:05-3:50

Publishing Panel

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.

 

3:50-4:10

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.**

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