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Networking: The Author’s Edition
September 29, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Calling All Authors!!
Whether you are self published, have published using a publishing company or are thinking about writing a book, the process can be very challenges. Join us, along with your fellow authors and people from the publishing industry at our Networking Event.
1. Jess Alex is the owner of Upon A Star Books Inc, a publishing company that was founded in 2012. She is the author of “What If The World Had No Colour?” and she will be discussing the journey of self-publishing and the factors that led her to decide to take this route.
2. Donna Kakonge is the author or contributor to 45 books that are mainly self-published and published by Lulu.com. She has taught journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber and Humber College. She has taught Canadian Broadcasting and Online Marketing at Trebas Institute, as well as Skills for College English at George Brown College. Kakonge has also taught ESL at Sullivan Language Learning Centre in Montréal, Institute Provincial in Montréal and TEC Inc. Other teaching experiences include the day programs in Seneca College’s and Centennial College’s journalism programs. With Seneca she taught York University students in the joint program and with Centennial, University of Toronto students in the joint program. She has also taught Dramatic Writing at Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education. Recently she taught Magazine Journalism and Journalism Career Management with Centennial College. Both courses were taught online.
This event will feature:
*Authors reading excerpts from their publications
*Chances to set up a vendor table to promote and sell your products
*Hot meal and beverages
Early bird tickets: $10 until September 11th
Advanced tickets: $15 September 11th – 29th
At the door: $20
Sponsored by: Youth Enterprise Network and Life’s Poetry
For tickets and info: www.networkingauthor.eventbrite.ca