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Saturday, May 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Promotional Bootcamp

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Whether a traditionally published or self published author, you're told that you need to promote your book. This panel of publicity and marketing professionals takes a hard look at what does and doesn't work for promoting your work.

Moderators
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Fonda Lee

Author
Fonda Lee is the author of the Andre Norton-nominated novel Zeroboxer (Flux/Llewellyn, 2015) and the forthcoming Exo (Scholastic, January 2017). A former corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies, when she is not writing, she can be found training in kung fu or searching out tasty breakfasts. Born and raised in Canada, Fonda now lives in Portland, Oregon. You can find her at www.fondalee.com and on Twitter @fondajlee.

Speakers
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Patty Garcia

Director of Publicity, Tor Books
Patty began her career in publishing in 1997, celebrating a decade at Tor in 2016. She has been a board member of the Publishers Publicity Association for six years and currently serves as Vice President. Patty is also the bass player for The Rats (of New York) and tours through Europe, Scandinavia and the west coast with the band, when not traveling to conventions and comic cons.
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Michael R. Underwood

Writer/Podcaster/Publishing Staffer
Mike is the author the several series, including the comedic fantasy Ree Reyes Geekomancy series and GENRENAUTS, a science fiction series in novellas. By day, he's the North American Sales & Marketing Manager for Angry Robot Books.Mike lives in Baltimore with his wife and their ever-growing library. He is a co-host on the Hugo-nominated Skiffy and Fanty Show as well as Speculate! The Podcast for Readers, Writers, and Fans.
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Ellen Wright

Senior Publicist, Orbit (Hachette Book Group)
[Promotional Bootcamp] Ellen Wright has been in the publishing industry for almost a decade, working on both nonfiction and fiction across a variety of genres. She is currently Senior Publicist at Orbit, where her authors include Ann Leckie, N.K. Jemisin, Kate Elliott, Kim Stanley Robinson, and James S.A. Corey. | | [Language, Dialect, and Code-Switching] Ellen Wright has a BA in Linguistics and Anthropology from the University of Virginia and... Read More →


Saturday May 14, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
LaSalle 1

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