[PAST EVENT] 21st Biennial Ferguson Publishing Seminar

February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015
8pm - 4pm
Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms A&B
180 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Keynote Speaker: Friday, February 27, 2015, 8:00 - 9:30pm

Seminar: Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9am - 4pm

Meals and refreshments are provided for attendees. Business casual dress is suggested.

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Space is limited and registration is required. The Registration Deadline has been extended to Tuesday, February 24, by 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, February 27, 2015, Cohen Center Presentation Room

8:00 p.m. Getting Published from the Author's Perspective
Susan Choi, BA, '90, Yale University
MFA Cornell University
Critically acclaimed author of The Foreign Student, American
Woman, A Person of Interest, and My Education

9:00 p.m. Book Signing & Dessert Reception

Saturday, February 28, 2015, Cohen Center Presentation Room

9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. The Role of the Literary Agent
William Clark
Founder/Owner, William Clark Associates

10:15 a.m. The Role of the Book Editor
Scott Moyers, BA, '90, MA, '91
Vice President & Publisher, The Penguin Press

11:00 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. The Role of the Publicist
Russell Perreault
Vice President , Executive Director of Publicity & Social Media
Vintage/Anchor Books
A Division of Random House

12:30 noon Lunch in the Leadership Hall, Alumni House

1:45 p.m. Digital Publishing Panel
- Justin Miller, BA, '13
Digital Graphic Designer at Men's Health/Women's Health
- Katherine Zantow, BA, '11
XML Content Specialist at Oxford University Press

2:45 p.m. Q&A with panel of all presenters
followed by Closing Remarks

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