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Saturday, August 8 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
How to Develop an Author Platform

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"Author platform." “Personal branding.” “Social media presence.” These phrases strike fear in the hearts of many writers, but it doesn't have to be that way. Our panelists will provide tips on how to market yourself, create enthusiasm around your work, and stand out from the pack.

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Kelllie Doherty

Ooligan Press
.Kellie Doherty is a graduate student at Portland State University’s Book Publishing program. She is in her second year at PSU and plans to graduate in the spring of 2016. She is currently a Write to Publish co-manager for Ooligan Press, organizing Ooligan’s largest fundraiser... Read More →
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Ooligan press

Ooligan Press is a general trade publisher with national distribution rooted in the rich literary tradition of the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 2001, Ooligan is a teaching press dedicated to the art and craft of publishing. Affiliated with Portland State University, the press is... Read More →

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Mary Bisbee-Beek

READ A Unique Perspective
Mary Bisbee-Beek began a publishing career in 1979 in San Francisco, California. She has been the owner and Director of Beeksbee Books, an independent publicity and marketing consulting office, 1992–2003 in St. Paul, MN. In 2003 she joined the University of Michigan Press, where... Read More →
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Todd Sattersten

Astronaut Projects
Todd Sattersten is the publisher at Astronaut Projects and the author of three books including Every Book Is a Startup. He has worked in nonfiction publishing for the last 12 years as publisher,agent, editor, foreign rights scout, and bookseller. He has coachedauthors on book... Read More →
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Karelia Stetz-Waters

Ooligan Press
Karelia Stetz-Waters is an English professor by day and writer by night (and early morning). She has a BA from Smith College in Comparative Literature and an MA in English from the University of Oregon. Other formative experiences include a childhood spent roaming the Oregon woods... Read More →

Saturday August 8, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT

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