Save the Date: Sept 20 Memoir Launch and Networking Event

Posted on 07. Sep, 2011 by in Blog, Press/Events

eChook Digital Publishing announces Westport’s First Digital Book Event – For readers (of course) and Writers at Every Stage of Their Careers:

MEMOIR LAUNCH AND NETWORKING EVENT

at Barnes & Noble, 1076 Post Road East, Westport, CT

Tuesday, Sept 20 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Admission: Free

Come and meet the authors of Memoir, Vol. 1 (read EXCERPTS HERE), as well as local publishers, authors, storytellers, editors and publicists. Teachers and writing workshop leaders will also be on hand to meet and mingle with book lovers, published and aspiring authors.

There will be a drawing for a new color Nook eReader.

eChook and Harvard Review will accept submissions during the event as will book reviewer and author Nina Sankovitch. Please check the relevant websites for submission guidelines. Submissions to HR must be accompanied by an SASE.

For Readers:
Research shows that reading reduces stress by two thirds in less than ten minutes and increases our empathy and understanding of others. Let us introduce you to some of the best short stories – and their talented authors – being published today!

For Writers:
Wherever you are in your career, eChook can help. Learn from classic authors, get published, build a platform. We have free writing tips (sign up for LITERARY DELIGHTS on homepage), thousands of readers in 95 countries, 500 Twitter followers and over 6 million impressions on Facebook.

Come to Barnes and Noble on Sept 20th and meet local readers and writers – truly a friendly, supportive bunch of people – and become part of our community!

Who’s Attending:

Memoir, Vol. 1 authors: Jennifer Armstrong, Carol Boas, Ina Chadwick, Gabi Coatsworth, Rebecca Dimyan, Leslie Chess Feller, Jimin Han, Helen Rafferty and Tricia Tierney.

Our authors include New York Times-published writers as well as those being published for the first-time. To read more, please CLICK HERE.

Local authors:
Christina Thompson, author of “Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All” and editor of Harvard Review
Stephanie Lehmann, author, playwright and Editor-at-Large for Diversion Books
Jessica Bram, author of “Happily Ever After Divorce” and director of the Westport Writers Workshop
Nina Sankovitch, author of “Tolstoy and the Purple Chair” and book reviewer

Publicists/Marketers/Self-Publishing
Meryl Moss of Media Muscle, publicist for NYT bestselling authors
David Wilk of WritersCast and Booktrix, a publishing veteran who offers a full range of self-publishing services for individual authors and corporations.

Note: If you are a writer or publishing professional and would like your information included in our event, please post your details below in the reply box. It is our goal to provide readers and writers with as many local resources as possible.

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