Get the Word Out Debut Fiction Reading

February 28, 2023, at 6:00 PM ET
Virtual Event – Free – RSVP Here

Join Poets & Writers for a celebratory reading by the inaugural cohort of Get the Word Out, a new publicity incubator for debut authors.

Get the Word Out inaugural fiction cohort, pictured from top left: Federico Erebia, Kristen Gentry, Anita Gail Jones, Chin-Sun Lee, Magogodi Makhene, Mark Ernest Pothier, Shannon Sanders, Lauren Yero, Brenda C. Wilson, and Ada Zhang.

This special virtual event will include a conversation with publicist Lauren Cerand, who, over the past twelve weeks, has mentored the first group of debut fiction writers selected for Get the Word Out. The authors and their forthcoming books are:

Federico Erebia, Pedro & Daniel (Levine Querido)

Kristen Gentry, Mama Said (West Virginia University Press)

Anita Gail Jones, The Peach Seed (Henry Holt & Company)

Chin-Sun Lee, Upcountry (Unnamed Press)

Magogodi Makhene, Innards (W.W. Norton & Company)

Mark Ernest Pothier, Outer Sunset (University of Iowa Press)

Shannon Sanders, Company (Graywolf Press)

Brenda Wilson, Red Door Scriptures (SFK Press)

Lauren Yero, Under This Forgetful Sky (Simon & Schuster)

Ada Zhang, The Sorrows of Others (A Public Space Books)

The event is free. RSVP now to receive the Zoom link.

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Learn more about Get the Word Out here.

Get the Word Out is supported by generous contributions from Leonard and Louise Riggio, and Macmillan Publishers.