University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Get Your Book Out There!

Need help making sure readers know about your books? Get tips from the pros about the most genuine ways to market and publicize your writing. Assistive listening devices available.

Patty Garcia

Patty Garcia has been a publicist in the publishing industry for 20 years, beginning at Knopf and followed by stints at HarperCollins, Viking Press and Basic Books, among others. She has been at Tor/Forge for 12 years where she has headed campaigns for a number of bestselling authors including Orson Scott Card, Brandon Sanderson, Cory Doctorow, Charlie Jane Anders and many, many others....


Claire McKinney

Claire McKinney has been working in public relations for 20 years. She has appeared on the Today Show and CSPAN as an expert on publishing and travels regularly to speak to authors and audiences about public relations and social media marketing....

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Mara Purl

Mara Purl is the best-selling author of The Milford-Haven Novels & Stories, which have won more than 30 book awards. Her serial novels are uniquely structured to suit new media formats and stand-alone novella-stories enhance her saga....

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