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Kevin Mosby

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Moderator 2020

About Kevin Mosby

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Kevin Mosby is an instructor and MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at the University of Arizona. A poet and essayist, Kevin is Editor-in-Chief of Sonora Review, and is the former Editor of Westwind: UCLA's Journal of the Arts. With Ander Monson he is editor of the forthcoming anthology Best of the West: 40 Years of Sonora Review, to be published in 2021 by the University of Arizona Press.

Find Conference Sessions with Kevin Mosby

Secrets from Agents and Editors: Here's What to Know in Today's Publishing World
Rosemarie Dombrowski, Sally Ball, Kirby Kim, Kevin Mosby

Friday, February 21, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Carson Ballroom, Old Main
Type: Panel
Genre: Agents, Business of Writing, Editing, Publishing, Submitting

Join literary agent Kirby Kim, founder of rinky dink press and The Revolution (Relaunch), Rosemarie Dombrowski, and Associate Director of Four Way Books, Sally Ball, in a discussion about the intricate dimensions of publishing including acquiring an agent, working with small presses, and what to expect once your manuscript has been selected for publication. Panelists will demystify the submission process, advise on how to best research what types of writing and manuscripts publishers are looking for, and how to submit to local presses or presses with specific genre focuses.