Friday, April 1, 2016

Astroetic Studios | 224 E 11th St #700a, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Afternoon

12:30 Mess Hall with 421 Atlanta and Publishing Genius

We’ll start the day with lunch and readings from Jarod Roselló, Sarah Green, Chris Cheney, and Gabe Durham. Check Facebook for what’s cooking at the mess hall.


 

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2:00 VIDA

Representatives of VIDA will discuss their mission, current projects, and how to get involved with their important organization.

2:30 Submittable

Submittable will talk about how to do a technical startup in the literary or arts spaces. How do you get started? How do you hire? How do you build a sustainable company? They’ll also answer any questions about Submittable accounts and features.

3:00 Calvert Morgan

Former Harper Perennial editor and current chairman of the Center for Fiction, Calvert Morgan, will discuss the ins and outs of literary publishing.

3:30 Small Press Distribution

SPD will give practical advice about how to be successful selling books.

4:00 Little A / Day One

Morgan Parker talks about her work at Amazon’s literary press, Little A, and their journal, Day One. She’ll focus on their avenues for emerging writers.

4:30 Spencer Printing

Spencer Printing, one of the most popular resources for small presses, will talk about some cool things you might not have thought about in book production.

5:00 Free Time

The day is going to move fast, so we’ll use this time to hit relax by the pond and let everything sink in.

(There won’t be a pond.)

Evening

6:00 Happy Hour with GMR, Hunger Mountain and Bloof
7:30 Pizza Party with Dark Fucking Wizard, LIT and Magic Helicopter

Campfire!

9:00 Campfire Stories & Singalong

Do you remember the best campfires of your life, when the singing was natural, heartfelt—even inevitable—and your friends told the best stories? Expect that from this show, where Melissa Broder will read poems and Jane Liddle will haunt us with flashes from her new book, MurderMadeline ffitch and Jeff Snowbarger will also perform around this fake fire pit. S’mores and adult cocoa will be served.

10:00 Taps

Tell your parents to pick you up because Camp Real Pants is over.

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