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Saturday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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All authors do it: we start writing, then want to spend more time revising or polishing the work that we have done instead of moving forward. How do we resist the tendency to focus on what we have already written and push ahead? At the same time, how do we keep track of our own work in a way that benefits the project as a whole? And perhaps even more pressing, how do we account for the reality of book publishing as we're working on what we hope is a uniquely compelling project? Publishing professional and award-winning fiction writer Rakesh Satyal explains how we can pair the idiosyncrasies of writing with the real-world concerns of output and publication.

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Rakesh Satyal

Rakesh Satyal is the author of the novel Blue Boy, which won the 2010 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Debut Fiction and the 2010 Prose/Poetry Award from the Association of Asian American Studies and which was a finalist for the Publishing Triangle's Edmund White Debut Fiction Award... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Stuart Room

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