Thursday, November 6, 2008

November 7: "Making It Out of the Slush Pile"

Here’s information on an intriguing event sponsored by the Writer’s Center:

Northern Virginia Writers First Friday: Making It Out of the Slush Pile

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how a book gets sold--and what makes it saleable--this Friday in Leesburg.

Editor Jofie Ferrari-Adler of Grove/Atlantic Inc., one of the premier independent publishers in the country, and his wife, agent Jenni Ferrari-Adler of Brick House Literary Agents, will provide an inside view of the pitching and acquisition process by role-playing the mock sale of a book.

Date: November 7, 2008
Time: 7:30 - 9:30p.m.
Place: Leesburg Town Hall, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg, VA 20176

Cost: $4 for members of The Writer's Center and residents of Leesburg; $6 for the general public.

To register for this event:
or call 301.654.8664.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.