Summer Publishing Institute

The University of St. Thomas is excited to host our second annual Summer Publishing Institute on Saturday, June 8.

Date & Time:

Saturday, June 8, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration:

Admission:

$20 (free for college and high school students)

Location:

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.

Schedule

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

Lunch Break*

 

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Literary Agents

Laura Zats, Literary Agent at Red Sofa Literary

Erik Hane, Associate Literary Agent at Red Sofa Literary

 

2:45 - 3:45 pm

Keynote

 

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 gradenglish@stthomas.edu 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. 


 

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.