Up to five lucky winners will win free admission to the USC Writers Conference, held April 20th, 2012, in conjunction with the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Airfare and lodging are not included. Click here by Friday, April 13th, to enter»
THE USC WRITERS’ CONFERENCE: THE BUSINESS AND CRAFT OF STORYTELLING
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Red Room member Eileen Kohan, an Associate Provost and lecturer in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California, invites you to the first annual USC Writers’ Conference:
“Join us for a day in Los Angeles on the University of Southern California campus as we explore the business and craft of storytelling. Our conference will have a USC flavor with an emphasis on the business of writing, social media strategies, finding a community of writers and, of course, bringing a story from page to screen.”
Session leaders will include best-selling author Deborah Harkness (A Discovery of Witches) and Dana Gioia, winner of an American Book Award for his poetry and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Red Room CEO and Editor in Chief Ivory Madison will be the Keynote Speaker at the Conference.
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