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Sunday, October 14 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
NEW VENUE! Pursuit of Publishing: How to Grow Your Own Fan Club LIMITED

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Co-presented by MFA Writing at CCA

Who are your readers and how will you find them? What makes readers buy books? Leave a review? Become a loyal fan? Brad Johnson (East Bay Booksellers), Cynthia Shannon (Chronicle Books) Michelle Jeffers (San Francisco Public Library), and author Nina Schuyler discuss tricks of the trade with moderator Janine Kovac.

Admission includes all four panels. Register in advance to guarantee a seat. A limited number of people will be admitted at the door. Book sales courtesy of Russian Hill Bookstore. $25

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Janine Kovac

co-founder, Moxie Road Productions
Janine Kovac is the author of SPINNING: Choreography for Coming Home, a memoir about the death of a career but the birth of miracle twins and a 2017 semifinalist for Publisher Weekly's BookLife Prize and the 2019 memoir winner of the National Indie Excellence Awards. A former ballet... Read More →

Authors and Participants
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Michelle Jeffers

Michelle Jeffers is the chief of Community Programs and Partnerships for the San Francisco Public Library, serving on the Library system’s 9-member Management Team. In this role, she manages a 30-member staff that plans the Library’s wide array of public programming and classes... Read More →
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Brad Johnson

Owner, East Bay Booksellers
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Nina Schuyler

Nina Schuyler’s new book, How to Write Stunning Sentences, is published by Fiction Advocate. Her novel, The Translator, won the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Award for General Fiction and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Writing Prize. Her first novel, The... Read More →
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Cynthia Shannon

Marketing Manager, Chronicle Books
Cynthia Shannon loves to cook, eat, and read, all of which aligns perfectly with her job as Food & Lifestyle Marketing Manager at Chronicle Books. Cynthia’s career in publishing spans over a decade, the last five years of which she spent at Goodreads, where she helped authors and... Read More →

Sunday October 14, 2018 12:30pm - 1:45pm PDT
California College of the Arts, Timken Auditorium
  Aspiring Writers