Come Meet Me in Tucson at Wrangling With Writing

Come join me at the Society of Southwestern Authors's Wrangling With Writing conference in Sept. 2010, in Tucson, AZ. It looks to be an event of considerable size and quality, so give it a look-see and come on down to Arizona with me!
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Come join me at the Society of Southwestern Authors's Wrangling with Writing conference in Sept. 2010, in Tucson, AZ. It looks to be an event of considerable size and quality, so give it a look-see and come on down to Arizona with me!

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DETAILS

The event is from Sept. 24–26, 2010, at the Radisson Suites in Tucson, AZ. The Society of Southwestern Authors is a nonprofit association of writers, and other publishing professionals, founded in 1972.

WHO WILL BE THERE?

A lot of literary agents who are looking for clients! In attendance will be:

  • Marcy Posner (Sterling Lord Literistic)
  • Minju Chang (BookStop Literary Agency)
  • Natalie M. Fischer (Sandra Dijkstra Agency)
  • Jill Marr (Sandra Dijkstra Literary)
  • Chelsea Gilmore (Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.)
  • BJ Robbins (Robbins Literary)
  • Rita Rosenkranz (Rita Rosenkranz Literary)

Also in attendance will be a mix of editors and writers. The keynote speakers include Dr. Allan Hamilton, the medical script consultant to the TV show "Grey's Anatomy"; Stephanie Elizondo Griest, award-winning memoirist; and Bob Mayer, New York Times best-selling author with three million books in print.

WHAT ELSE?

You can sign up for private interviews/consultations with both agents and editors (perhaps even me!)
to get one-on-one attention for your work and your questions. The entire conference schedule is already online. Learn more about the event and sign up here!

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