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Friday, September 8 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Navigating the Book Writing Process

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This session brings authors and journalists together to discuss their book writing (and selling!) processes. As many writers know, so much of the publishing industry appears opaque and byzantine. Through writers sharing their experiences within that system, this session will seek to demystify that.

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Kristina Marusic

Investigative Reporter, Environmental Health News
Kristina Marusic is an award-winning journalist and author of "A New War On Cancer: The Unlikely Heroes Revolutionizing Prevention." She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of San Francisco, and her personal essays and reporting on topics ranging from the environment... Read More →
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Curtis Chin

Writer, Everything I Learned, I Learned in Chinese Restaur
A co-founder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop in New York City, Curtis Chin served as the non-profits’ first Executive Director. He went on to write for network and cable television before transitioning to social justice documentaries. Chin has screened his films at over... Read More →
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Miguel Martinez Valle

Reporter, WCAU-TV, NBC10/Traffic.com
Miguel Martinez-Valle is the bilingual reporter for Nbc10 and Telemundo62 based in Philly. Born in Guaymas, Mexico, Miguel comes from a supportive Mexican family. He is passionate about LGBTQ issues, immigration, and expanding positive minority representation on television. He is... Read More →
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Aaron Foley

Senior digital editor, PBS NewsHour
Aaron Foley is a journalist and author, currently serving as senior digital editor for the PBS NewsHour. His first novel, "Boys Come First," is currently in development as a series with Prime Video.

Friday September 8, 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
Congress B (4th Floor)