FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames 10,000 Words TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

Fates, Kindles & Groundhogs Get Booked

Here are some choice literary events to spice up your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page.

Hannah Pritchard talks with Lisa Peet about her new novel, The Fates Will Find Their Way at Greenlight Bookstore on Thursday, February 3rd at 7:30 p.m. (New York, NY)

Come to the first ever Reading is Sexy Kindle Party, either in person or virtually. Several e-book authors will read at the Soundry on Thursday, February 3rd going from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST. The event will also be live-streamed here. (Vienna, VA)

Stop by Freebird Books for a book launch and reading event entitled the “Punxsutawney Phil Retirement Party.” America’s most famous land-beaver passes the mantle to author Mississippi Mike Kardos. The video embedded above features a book trailer for the author’s latest title. The fun starts on Saturday, February 5th starting at 3 p.m. (New York, NY)

Mediabistro Course

Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!