New York State Literary Technical Assistance Program

CATEGORY: Marketing: Books

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In this Tip Sheet, Eric Gansworth summarizes his contribution to the panel discussion The Good News: Reports From the Field- Recent Presenting and Publishing Projects From Around the State, held at Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, on May 13, 2006. Eric Gansworth, Professor of English and Lowery Writer in Residence at Canisius College, in Buffalo, NY, is an enrolled member of the Onondaga Nation who grew up on the Tuscarora Reservation in western New York. He is the author of three novels, Indian Summers, Smoke Dancing, Mending Skins, and a collection of poems, Nickel Eclipse: Iroquois Moon, and his work has been widely published in journals and anthologies. His next book, Breathing the Monster Alive, will be published in Fall of 2006. Also a visual artist, Gansworth has shown widely and incorporates his paintings as integral parts of his books.

In this Tip Sheet, Dennis Maloney summarizes his contribution to the panel discussion The Good News: Reports From the Field- Recent Presenting and Publishing Projects From Around the State, held at Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, on May 13, 2006. Dennis Maloney is a poet, translator, editor, and landscape architect. He is the founding editor/publisher of White pine Press, which was established in 1973. White Pine Press is a multicultural publisher of poetry, fiction, and literature in translation from around the world.

In this Tip Sheet, Katharine Sands summarizes the session she led from Technically Speaking: Breakout Topics for Publishers and Presenters, held at Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, June 4, 2005. Katharine Sands is a literary agent with the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency. She represents a wide range of authors in a broad range of categories. She has represented the literary estate of Norman Wexler, Academy Award nominated screenwriter for Saturday Night Fever, among others. Katharine has been a guest speaker on writing and publishing topics for Poets & Writers, The American Society of Journalists and Authors, New York University and the New York State Council on the Arts. Her book reviews have appeared in Publisher’s Weekly and The New York Times Book Review. She is the agent provacateur for Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent’s Eye and contributes to Writer’s Digest and The Writer Magazine.