HVWG Writers Conference, June 8

Hudson Valley Writers Guild Sponsors

Free Writers Conference, Sunday June 8, 2:00PM

East Greenbush Community Library
The Hudson Valley Writers Guild will sponsor a free conference for writers and poets on Sunday, June 8, at 2:00 p.m. at the East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY.

The guest speaker will be Frankie Y. Bailey, faculty member in the School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany (SUNY) and an award-winning author of nonfiction books on crime as well as a series of mysteries featuring detective Lizzie Stuart, the most recent being Forty Acres and a Soggy Grave (The Overmountain Press, 2011). Bailey has launched a near-future police procedural series set in Albany, New York with The Red Queen Dies (St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne). The second book in this series, featuring Detective Hannah McCabe, is due out in March 2015.

The conference will also include a panel, “Selling Your Words,” discussing marketing your work. On the panel will be poet and HVWG President Dan Wilcox, historical mystery writer M.E.Kemp, self-publishing expert Barbara Traynor and writer and Times Union book reviewer Elizabeth Floyd Mair.

The conference is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register, call the East Greenbush library at 518-477-7476. For more information on the conference email Marilyn Rothstein: mekemp@nycap.rr.com. For more information about the Hudson Valley Writers Guild, visit the website hvwg.org.

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