Friday, August 9, 2013

AWP 2014, Seattle

I was excited to receive notice that my proposal for next year's AWP conference has been accepted.
The Irony of the Internet: Reevaluating and Redefining Business and Creativity in the Digital Age

The literary world is experiencing what the music industry has been for years: expanded audience access, revised distribution channels, and pressure from business giants. We all know business is done differently, but the digital age also requires us to think differently. This panel—editors, authors, and an agent—will explore these aspects of the digital age as well as how the internet and electronic media alter attitudes on creativity and the perceived value of artistic endeavors.