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Sunday, May 1 • 10:00am - 11:15am
9B: After Acquisition: The Long Term Author/Publisher Relationship LIMITED

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It's an exciting moment when a writer signs a contract with a publisher, but it's just the first step in the process of transforming a manuscript into a book. This session will cover the basic ways in which writers and the staff members of publishing companies work together to polish the manuscript, launch the book, and keep it in print. Helpful for all emerging writers of any stripe, and for those seeking to understand the process they hope they will soon be undertaking. 

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Fiona McCrae

Editor, Graywolf Press
Fiona McCrae has been publisher of Graywolf Press since 1994. During her tenure at Graywolf, the Press has expanded its lists of poetry, literary nonfiction and criticism, fiction, and works in translation. Recent authors who have enjoyed notable successes include Jeffery Renard Allen, Eula Biss, Leslie Jamison, Per Petterson, Claudia Rankine, Vijay Seshadri, and Tracy K. Smith. Graywolf won the AWP Best Small Press of the Year Award in 2015.


Sunday May 1, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
Beacon Hill Room

Attendees (35)