Writers Symposium 2017

Featured Speakers

Fall Writers Symposium

September 22-23, 2017

Organized by New York Times-bestselling author William Bernhardt, this conference will feature more than thirty writers, agents, editors, publicists, and other publishing professionals offering presentations, advice, and private consultations designed to help every participant achieve their writing dreams. 

Lou BerneyLOU BERNEY

FEATURE SPEAKER

http://www.louberney.com/Author/author.html 

Lou Berney is the USA Today-bestselling author of THE LONG AND FARAWAY GONE, WHIPLASH RIVER, GUTSHOT STRAIGHT, and a collection of short stories, THE ROAD TO BOBBY JOE. He's won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Barry, and Oklahoma Book Award, and his short fiction has appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and the Pushcart Prize anthology. He's written screenplays and created television pilots for, among others, Warner Brothers, Paramount, Focus Features, ABC, and Fox. He teaches in the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University.


Tricia SkinnerTRICIA SKINNER

AGENT SPEAKER
http://www.triciaskinner.com/about-tricia/ 

Tricia Skinner is an author of dark romantic fantasy (represented by Fuse Literary co-founder Laurie McLean) and an Agent at Fuse Literary. She began her writing career as a business reporter and wrote for The Detroit NewsInvestor’s Business DailyMSN, and The Houston Chronicle.

DAVID FORRERDAVID FORRER

AGENT SPEAKER

http://www.inkwellmanagement.com/staff/david-forrer 

David Forrer began his career in publishing in 1997 after receiving a Masters in Creative Writing (fiction) from Boston University. He has been an agent with InkWell Management since it was created in 2004. His areas of interest and representation range from literary, commercial, historical and crime fiction to suspense/thriller, humorous non-fiction and popular history.

 

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Rick Woodard
Rick Woodard
Director Community Learning Center
(405) 733-7392