Secrets of Publishing Success Stories

Tuesday September 11: 7:00PM 9:00PM

Buy a copy of The Byline Bible or a $15 gift card in-store at the event to attend. This event will take place in the Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Strand and accessible via the stairs or elevator next door at 826 Broadway.

Three pages can change your life. In 25 years of teaching her wildly popular “instant gratification takes too long” method at The New School, NYU and Columbia, writing prof Susan Shapiro is proud of the 150 books by her former students that were launched from short pieces. This exciting panel for her new writing guide The Byline Bible includes diverse students with great books out spill who will spill all the secrets of their success and share how you can publish short pieces and books too. 

Starring debut authors:

  • Allison Yarrow, author of 90s Bitch (HarperPerennial) 
  • Lexie Bean, author of Written on the Body (Jessica Kingsley Publishers)
  • Maria Andreu, author of Secret Side of Empty (Running Press) 
  • Kenan Trebincevic, author of The Bosnia List (Penguin) 
  • Judy Batalion, author of White Walls (Berkely Press) 
  • Aspen Matis author of Girl in the Woods (Harpercollins)
  • Seth Kugel, author of the upcoming Rediscovering Travel (Liveright)
  • Sharisse Tracey, author in the anthology Not That Bad (Harpercollins)

& also featuring special guest stars Victor Varnado, Haig Chahinian, Enma Elias & Ralph Ortiz!