Summer Publishing Institute
The University of St. Thomas is excited to host our second annual Summer Publishing Institute on Saturday, June 8.
Date & Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Owens Science Hall (OWS), Auditorium 150
The University of St. Thomas is excited to host our second annual Summer Publishing Institute on Saturday, June 8. This St. Thomas Summer Publishing Institute will have events that run all day, featuring local and national writers, agents, editors, and publishers. They will discuss various topics that will help writers of all levels better understand how to navigate the seemingly murky waters of publishing and working as a writer.
9:30 - 10:00 am
Registration and Greetings
10:00 - 10:15 am
Welcome and Introductions
10:15 - 11:15 am
Writing for a Living
Laurie Hertzel, Senior Editor of Books at the Star Tribune
Frank Bures, Author and Editor
Theresa Beckhusen, Writer and Editor
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Translation and Global Literature
Michael Bazzett, Q'echua
Elizabeth Harris, Italian
Ray MacKenzie, French
12:30 - 1:30 pm
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Laura Zats, Literary Agent at Red Sofa Literary
Erik Hane, Associate Literary Agent at Red Sofa Literary
2:45 - 3:45 pm
Shannon Gibney, Author of Dream Country (Dutton Books, 2018), 2019 Minnesota Book Award Winner.
Andrew Karre, Executive Editor at Dutton Books for Young Readers
Please refer all questions to the graduate English office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-962-5628.
*Lunch is available at several area restaurants, as well as at T's in the Anderson Student Center. You are encouraged to bring a lunch, too, and picnic outside on our beautiful campus.