[PAST EVENT] 22nd Biennial Ferguson Publishing Seminar

November 11, 2016 - November 12, 2016
8pm - 4pm
Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms A&B
180 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

Friday, November 11, 2016:  Keynote Speaker     8:00 - 9:00pm

Saturday, November 12, 2016:    Seminar    9:00am - 4:00pm     Breakfast/Seminar/Lunch Meals and refreshments are provided for attendees. Business casual dress is suggested.

Students: RSVP via Tribe Forms at http://tinyurl.com/FerPubSem2016    Space is limited and registration is required. The Registration Deadline is Friday, November 4, at 5 p.m.    A $10 fee is required to guarantee your registration. Bring cash or check to Julia Brown in the Cohen Career Center, Room 111.

Questions: Contact Julia Brown at [[jabrow]] or 757-221-3233

Event Schedule:

Friday, November 11, 2016, 8:00 p.m., Cohen Center Presentation Room

Keynote Speaker: Getting Published from the Author's Perspective - Sheri Holman, BA '88, Critically Acclaimed Author of The Dress Lodger, A Stolen Tongue, and Witches on the Road Tonight.

Followed by a Book Signing & Dessert Reception

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Cohen Center Presentation Room

Continental Breakfast at 8:30am

The Role of the Literary Agent: William Clark, WM Clark Associates

The Role of the Book Editor : Scott Moyers, BA '90, MA '91, Vice President & Publisher, The Penguin Press

The Role of the Publicist: Russell Perreault, Vice President, Executive Director of Publicity & Social Media, Vintage/Anchor Books

Lunch in Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

Digital Publishing Panel: Justin Miller, BA '13, Designer, Equinox and Online Writer, OUT Magazine; Jen Chaney, BA '94, TV columnist for Vulture 

Panel of Young Alumni: Samantha Farkas, BA '15, and Derrill Hagood, BA '13

Q&A with panel of all presenters followed by Closing Remarks


[[jabrow, Julia Brown]], or 757-221-3233.