3 posts from month 03/2012

April 15th SPEAKER — “Poetry Alive with Change!” with Emeryville’s Poet Laureate JANELL MOON

Emeryville’s poet laureate Janell Moon will show by example the varying forms in which poetry is now written, including poems from her lyrical-narrative collection, Riding Free in a Blue Studebaker (Main Street Rag), and her poetry-prose memoir, Salt and Paper (RAW ArT PRESS). Also, considered will be the fascinating work in the forthcoming book of Pat  Hughes, Until the Eye Opens. Examples ...

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See You Sunday – agent Laurie McLean on YA

Don't forget! This Sunday, March 18, Laurie McLean (an agent with the Pomada-Larsen agency, the oldest in San Francisco) will speak on the hottest fiction market today.  Her topic:  Writing Novels for the Young Adult Market. JoAnn Ainsworth will lead the Marketing Group discussion (for members only) at 1:00 pm on QR codes. (QR -Quick Response- codes are two-dimensional barcodes. Smart phones ...

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March 18th SPEAKER — “Writing Novels for the Young Adult Market” with LAURIE MCLEAN

The healthiest segment of fiction these days is the young -adult market for teens aged 13-19. If you want to sell a book to this tough crowd, you have to know the teen voice, teen dreams and fears, the teen hive mind. Who better to be your guide than literary agent Laurie McLean, who has YA success aplenty. At Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents in San Francisco, Northern California’s oldest ...

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