The "Paths to Publishing" Spring One-Day Seminar faculty bring an array of experience and know-how when it comes to publishing. Check out this all-star lineup:
DAVID BRAUGHLER--Publishing Advisor at Greyden Press (www.greydenpress.com), helping authors, coaches, executives & organizations to publish their stories, research and experiences - whether it's in a print book or an eBook. He provides guidance on the available publishing (including e-publishing) and printing options. An expert on self-publishing options, David speaks on this topic at numerous writing seminars.
CATHY DAY--The author of two books, her most recent work is Comeback Season (Free Press, 2008), part memoir about life as a single woman and part sports story about the Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl season. Her first book wasThe Circus in Winter (Harcourt, 2004), a fictional history of her hometown. The Circus in Winter was a finalist for the GLCA New Writers Award, the Great Lakes Book Award, and the Story Prize, and is being adapted into a musical. Her stories and essays have appeared most recently inPank, Sports Illustrated, The Millions, North American Review, and Ninth Letter and elsewhere. Her essay, “Where Do You Want Me to Sit?” appeared in Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project. Ed. Anna Leahy, published by Multilingual Matters Ltd., one of the first books on creative writing pedagogy. www.cathyday.com
KIRBY GANN--Kirby's most recent novel, Ghosting (2012), was named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly and Shelf Unbound, and a “Must Read” title on flavorpill.com. He has written two other novels-The Barbarian Paradeand -and co-edited the anthology A Fine Excess: Contemporary Literature at Play, which was a finalist for the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award (Anthologies). Gann is managing editor at Sarabande Books, and also on the fiction faculty at the brief-residency MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University.
|Deborah and Jeff Herman|
JEFF HERMAN, Literary Agent--Jeff opened his literary agency in the mid-1980s while in his mid-20s. The agency has ushered nearly 1000 books into print which have sold millions of copies, including several NY Time’s Bestsellers. His own writing includes Jeff Herman's Guide to Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents (morethan 500,000 copies sold), and Write the Perfect Book Proposal (coauthored with Deborah Herman). Always an entrepreneur and an innovator, Herman cofounded the web site: Writers-Agents-Editors Network(www.waenet.com), which is quickly becoming the go-to digital community for millions of writers and media professionals. Learn more about Jeff at
DEBORAH HERMAN, Literary Agent, Author, CEO of Micropublishing site, www.offthebookshelf.com. Deborah is an industry veteran specializing in agenting and publishing, and has herself published spiritual writing, and been a ghost writer and book doctor. Learn more at www.deborah-herman.com.
STEVEN SAUS--Steven is an author who has also helped other authors self-publish, particularly with eBook versions, as a professional eBook Converter. Now, Steven focuses his publishing efforts on his own recently launched publishing company, Alliteration Ink, a small micro-press that focuses on anthologies and collections. Learn more at www.alliterationink.com