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Mills College Department of English Announces Its Annual Professional Survival Day

Date: November 23rd (Sunday)
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mills College Campus

Each year, the English Department's Place for Writers presents a Professional Survival Day, free and open to the public. Writers, editors, publishers, teachers, and alumnae discuss a variety of publishing opportunities, careers in teaching and academia, and other information useful to emerging writers and scholars. Professional Survival Day encourages networking opportunities among students from Mills and other Bay Area writing programs, professors, publishers, and publishing writers.

Panels will include information on publishing fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry, teaching in and out of academia, a chance to speak with agents about pitching your book, how to go d.i.y. - self-publishing, starting a reading series, and many more exciting and useful topics!

This year's speakers include Elmaz Abinader, Chad Arnold, Mary Burger, Joshua Clover, Emma Shaw Crane, Steve Dickison, Felicia Eth from Felicia Eth Literary Representation, Tomás Galguera, David Horton, Scott Inguito, Kevin Killian, Aya de Leon, Jennifer Mattson from Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Edissa Nichols, Cornelia Nixon, Elise Proulx from Frederick Hill Bonnie Nadell Agency, Carolina de Robertis, John Sakkis, Juliana Spahr, Aimee Suzara, Michelle Tea, Kara Wittman,

Professional Survival Day is free and open to the public. For more information or to view a full schedule, please contact:

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