Portland State University’s Ooligan Press is excited to announce its fifth annual Write to Publish conference, to be held February 23rd, 2013, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Native American Student Community Center on the PSU campus.
This year’s nonfiction theme, Write What You Know, will
feature local authors Floyd Skloot, Lidia Yuknavitch and Kristian
Williams, among others, speaking about their personal experiences
navigating the industry. They will be joined by other industry
professionals, with the goal of demystifying the publishing industry for
Write to Publish is the brainchild of Ooligan Press, a nonprofit
trade press run by students of Portland State University’s Book
Publishing graduate program.
This year’s conference will also host a
lunch catered by California Pizza Kitchen and a writing contest for
non-fiction submissions limited by 2,000 words. The grand prize winner
will receive a pitch to agent Betsy Amster of Betsy Amster Literary
Agency! Submissions are due by Feb. 9th.
For more information, please visit www.ooliganpress.pdx.edu/w2p. To purchase tickets, go to www.pdx.edu/boxoffice/tickets.