Career Strategy Fellowships Study Abroad Summer Session MyYSS

YWC: Guest Speakers and Panelists

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Each year we invite industry professionals, writers and editors to address participants in both conference sessions. Craft talks address a specific technique or process. Story of the Story presentations investigate one story or novel’s path to publication. Industry talks and panels provide insight from, and access to, professionals on the front line of book and magazine publishing.

Session I

Sunday, June 4

Story of the Story: From $200 to $50K with Mishka Shubaly

Craft Talk: Reading Like a Writer with Adam Sexton

Tuesday, June 6

Story of the Story: Contract Novelist with Terra McVoy

Craft Talk: What Writers Can Learn from Linguists with Jacob Appel

Wednesday, June 7

Industry Talk: Present and Future Publishing with Jeffrey Lependorf

Literary Journal Panel. Featuring: New Haven Review, Make Magazine and others.

Saturday, June 10

Story of the Story: Which Publication is Worthy? with Porochisa Khakpour

Sunday, June 11

Debut Book Panel. Featuring: Carol Zoref and others

Agent Panel. Featuring: Mark Gottlieb, Jaida Temperly, Carrie Pestritto, Lorin Rees and others.