NW Author Series: The Book World - From Reader to Published Author
Presented by Kevin Sampsell
4/15/2012 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
$5 at the door
The Northwest Author Series is a literary speaker series sponsored by the Wilsonville Public Library, the Wilsonville Friends of the Library, and the Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council. The series is organized and hosted by Wilsonville author Christina Katz.
Sunday, April 15, "The Book World: From Reader to Published Author" with Kevin Sampsell
How does the way you approach reading, writing, editing, publishing, and selling impact your professional growth as a writer? Our guide Kevin Sampsell has played all the parts in the book world and will discuss the interplay of these roles in this 90-minute whirlwind tour. Aspiring authors in any or many genres will gain a well-rounded perspective on how to enjoyably immerse yourself in the literary life.
Kevin Sampsell's memoir, A Common Pornography was published by Harper Collins in 2010. He is the editor of the story collection, Portland Noir and the author of the story collection, Creamy Bullets. Twenty years ago, he started his micropress, Future Tense Books, which has become an influential force among American small presses. A journalist, book reviewer, and essayist, Kevin oversees the coveted small press section at Powell's Bookstore. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and son, where he is currently working on a novel.
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Christina Katz is the author of Writer Mama, How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids (Writer's Digest Books 2007) and Get Known Before the Book Deal, Use Your Strengths to Grow an Author Platform (Writer's Digest Books 2008).