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)

Take Your Book on the Road to Publication

A publicist, an agent and two authors with different paths to publications will discuss the strategies they have found effective in getting a manuscript noticed by an editor and considered for publication.

Megan Beatie

Megan Beatie is President and CEO of Megan Beatie Communications (MBC), a book publicity and marketing agency based in Los Angeles. She has helped authors gain visibility in the media and in the reading community across the country for more than two decades....

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Claire Gerus

Claire Gerus has been editor-in-chief of two publishing houses, worked for seven major publishers, including Harlequin, Rodale, Random House, Doubleday, John Wiley, Kensington and Adams Media. She has written articles for U....

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Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr writes fiction for adults, teens and children. She is best known for the Wicked Lovely series. Her books have been translated into 28 languages and have been best-sellers internationally as well as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal best-seller lists in the United States....

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Sandhya Menon

Sandhya Menon is the New York Times best-selling author of the smash-hit "When Dimple Met Rishi" and the forthcoming "From Twinkle, with Love." She was born and raised in India on a steady diet of Bollywood movies and street food, and blames this upbringing for her obsession with happily-ever-afters, bad dance moves and pani puri....

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

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Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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