Writing and Publishing Panel

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Join local writers for a discussion about writing and publishing.  Writers will share their work and then talk about their process of publishing.  Various publishing options such as self-publishing, electronic publishing, and publishing with alternative and small presses will be covered.  The writers on the panel are:

Lucy Jane Bledsoe, who's most recent novel is The Big Bang Symphony.  Her most recent story is "The Found Child," available electronically from Shebooks.

Cedric Brown produces creative work across a variety of media -- visual, written and performative.  He has recently self-published two books, Eyes of Water and Stone and Growing Up Archie.

Ericka Lutz is the author of the novel The Edge of Maybe and seven non-fiction books, and her short fiction and creative nonfiction has appeared in numerous books, anthologies, and journals.

Renee Swindle's novel Please Please Please was an Essence Magazine/Blackboard bestseller.  Her second novel Shake Down the Stars earned top reviews.  Her latest novel A Pinch of Ooh La La, will be released August 5th.


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Dimond Branch

3565 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602
Phone: (510) 482-7844