Special Event: “Self-Publishing in 2013 – The Year for Your Novel” with Jennifer Ciotta

Are you an aspiring writer who dreams of being published? Do you have an idea for a novel but just don’t know where to start?  Start here.

Event Details:
Novelist and Editor, Jennifer Ciotta
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Cafe at The Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA

Please join us on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6:30-8:00 PM for an intimate night of literary conversation with writer and editor, Jennifer Ciotta, as she discusses her experience as a first-time novelist, and provides some tips on the business of self-publishing.  Jennifer will share her personal challenges and triumphs as a writer, and share the professional advice she has gained throughout her years in the creative editorial and writing world.

Jennifer will also give a short reading from her award-winning debut novel I, Putin, which imagines the first-person perspective of Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and his personal aide, Gosha, to create a vivid fictional narrative.

The event will conclude with a Q&A.

About the Author: Jennifer holds a master’s degree in creative writing from the Gallatin School at New York University. She self-published I, Putin in 2012, and it went on to receive Honorable Mentions at the 2012 New York Book Festival & Hollywood Book Festival.

Previously the Editorial Director for Literary Traveler, Jennifer is currently a book manuscript editor at Pencey X Pages, and an advisory editor at Author Salon, a community of writers, agents and publishers.  She is also the author of the No Bulls**t Guide to Self-Publishing, and her short stories have been published in Del Sol Review and New Voices in Fiction.

Light refreshments will be offered.  Beer, wine and more substantial fare will also be available for purchase in the Armory Café.

Tickets are $10 and should be purchased in advance to reserve a space.  A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $15.

For tickets please visit our Eventbrite page!

This event will fill up fast, so reserve your space today. For additional information please e-mail Amanda@LiteraryTraveler.com.

To learn more about Jennifer Ciotta, please see her website and check out our short video interview.


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