FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe
Workshop: 5:30 *
Book Lovers’ Meet & Greet at 7:00 (complete with wine & cheese, gift bags, and important people from the world of media and publishing) **
Author, highly accomplished entrepreneur, and nationally respected bookseller, MARVA ALLEN shares the inside scoop on the retail side of book publishing. At this event, you will learn: “must know” info for any author who wants their books sold in bookstores; the latest trends and changes in the retail side of book publishing; why some books make it to the shelves and others don’t; and much more!
Part 1: WORKSHOP [5:30p – 7:00p]
A specialized workshop designed for writers who can benefit from learning the tricks of the trade…from the retail side of the book publishing industry. Bring pen, paper and plenty of questions.
Part 2: Book Lovers’ Meet & Greet [7:00p – 8:00p]
A room full industry movers and shakers…at your fingertips. As an added treat, all participants receive gift bags, take home materials, and light fare (wine & cheese sponsored by Cabot Cheese and Naked Winery).
The Meet & Greet is an exclusive networking environment designed for writers who want to enter or expand within the world of publishing. Come mix and mingle with:
- Author, entrepreneur MARVA ALLEN (CEO, Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe);
- Author, Executive Director of The Center for Black Literature, DR. BRENDA M. GREENE. Dr. Greene is also the Executive Director of The National Black Writers Conference;
- MONIFA MAHT (Exec. Prod. & Host on WHCR 90. 5 FM);
- JULIA SHAW (Shaw Literary Group), pr & marketing specialist to authors;
- Published authors KHALIL ALMUSTAFA, MO BEASLEY, APRIL R. SILVER, and JLOVE CALDERON;
Friday, July 17, 2009
Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd (off 125th St.) • New York, NY 10027
(A, B, C, D trains to 125th Street in Harlem)
212.665. 7400 • info@huemanbookstore • http://www.huemanbooktore.com
All this for $125
(The Workshop with MARVA ALLEN and the “Meet & Greet”)
For all registration inquiries, contact Terrell Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 347.707.5348.
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