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VIRTUAL Livi Writes: Publishing 101

VIRTUAL Livi Writes: Publishing 101

Have you ever wondered how books make it to the shelf of your favorite library or bookstore? Are you an aspiring writer interested in learning more about the publishing process? If you’re curious about how a book transforms from an author’s draft to publication, the Livingston Public Library invites you to join us for a virtual lecture on Publishing 101presented by Kate Napolitano, Executive Editior Dey Street Books, an imprint of Harper Collins.  

From ideation to publication, this lecture will take us on the journey of a book’s creation by explaining the publishing process that authors (and editors) go through. Following the lecture there will be a Q&A session to answer any questions you may have about publication.  

Kate Napolitano is an Executive Editor at HarperCollins/Dey Street, focusing on non-fiction in the categories of humor, pop culture, memoir and narrative non-fiction. She aims to publish books that entertain and inform, and is passionate about working with authors who can contribute to and shape our cultural conversation in an accessible way. Prior to joining Dey Street, she was a Senior Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she edited the New York Times bestsellers No One Asked for This by humorist Cazzie David; Make Change by activist Shaun King; The Last Book on the Left from the horror-comedy podcast Last Podcast on the Left; and The 99% Invisible Field Guide to the City by Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt; as well as TIME Magazine Best Book of 2020 Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation by culture writer Anne Helen Petersen. Before joining HMH, Kate was a Senior Editor at Plume/Blue Rider Press, where she published New York Times bestselling authors Mamrie Hart, Reza Farazmand, Phoebe Robinson, and George Watsky, among others.

This event is open to all, but registration is required.  You can register online through the Library’s event calendar at www.livingstonlibrary.org. Information on how to access the Zoom event will be emailed to registered participants the day before the program.

This program is made possible by the Friends of the Livingston Public Library.

Thursday, May 13, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Livingston Public Library
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