Michael Szczerban, senior editor at Regan Arts, leads a discussion about how editors and agents work together on behalf of authors at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City. Panelists include agents Amy Berkower of Writers House, Eric Simonoff of the WME Book Department, Molly Friedrich of the Friedrich Literary Agency, and Meredith Kaffel of DeFiore & Company.
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Kevin Larimer, editor in chief of Poets & Writers, moderates a panel titled Why We Write at the Poets & Writers Live event in New York City on June 21, 2014. Poet Edward Hirsch and novelists Tayari Jones, Victor LaValle, Roxana Robinson, and Tiphanie Yanique discuss how and why they started writing and what inspires them to keep going.
The inaugural Poets & Writers Live event, held at Beyond Baroque in Los Angeles on January 11, 2014, featured advice and inspiration from authors Harryette Mullen, Ron Carlson, Dani Shapiro, Terry Wolverton, Lauren Humphrey, Meghan Daum, Charles Yu, and others.
Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work.
Dani Shapiro, the author of five novels and three memoirs, reads from her most recent book, Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013), at the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles.
Editor in chief Kevin Larimer moderates a panel titled Why We Write at the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January in Los Angeles. Authors Ron Carlson, Meghan Daum, Harryette Mullen, and Charles Yu discuss how and why they started writing, what has helped them along the way, and what inspires them to keep going.
Editor in chief Kevin Larimer introduces Poets & Writers Live.