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Sunday, April 14 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
The Author Hustle: Finding Readers in the Interwebs and Beyond

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In a world where attention spans are short and reading recommendations are determined by algorithms, how do today's authors find their readership? Devi S. Laskar (The Atlas of Reds and Blues; Gas & Food, No Lodging), Hilary Zaid (Paper is White), Leslie Carol Roberts (Here Is Where I Walk: Episodes from a Life in the ForestThe Entire Earth and Sky: Views on Antarcticaand Melinda Mullin (Senior Director of Publicity at HarperOne) share their strategies with Litquake's Janine Kovac. $20

Media sponsor: BookLife
Book sales courtesy of Borderlands Books

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Janine Kovac

co-founder, Moxie Road Productions
Janine Kovac is the author of SPINNING: Choreography for Coming Home, a memoir about the death of a career but the birth of miracle twins and a 2017 semifinalist for Publisher Weekly's BookLife Prize and the 2019 memoir winner of the National Indie Excellence Awards. A former ballet... Read More →

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Melinda Mullin

Senior Director of Publicity, HarperOne
MELINDA MULLIN is Senior Director of Publicity at HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers and a seasoned publicity professional.  She has handled publicity for a diverse array of New York Times bestselling authors and debut writers across a variety of genres.  Some of the authors... Read More →
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Hilary Zaid

A 2017 Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers' Conference, Hilary Zaid is also an alumna of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and the Tin House Writers' Workshop. Her short fiction has appeared in print and online venues including Lilith Magazine, The Southwest Review... Read More →
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Devi S. Laskar

DEVI S. LASKAR is a native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and holds an MFA from Columbia University. Her work has appeared in Tin House and Rattle, among other publications. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and is an alumna of The OpEd Project and VONA. The Atlas of... Read More →
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Leslie Carol Roberts

Leslie Carol Roberts’ work as an author explores the eco-memoir, layered stories reflecting on climate, ecologies, art, histories, and the narrative of place, through the lens of the personal essay. Her books include Here Is Where I Walk: Episodes from a Life in the Forest (Nevada... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm PDT
Z Below 450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA 94110