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Dharma Kelleher

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About Dharma Kelleher

Dharma Kelleher writes gritty crime fiction with a feminist kick and is one of the only openly transgender voices in the genre. She is the author of the Jinx Ballou Bounty Hunter series and the Shea Stevens Outlaw Biker series. Her work has also appeared in anthologies and on Shotgun Honey. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, the International Thriller Writers, and the Alliance of Independent Authors. She lives in Arizona with her wife and two house panthers. Learn more about Dharma and her work at

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Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Zoom
Type & Genre: Salon; Business of Writing, Community, Publishing
What new opportunities does self-publishing offer to authors? Does it create power for authors who may have been or are still marginalized? Does it maintain power within the larger publishing industry? What are the costs of self-publishing? What are the risks? Should writers organizations, review journals, and awards competitions be open to books regardless of how they are published? Is self-publishing legitimate? What does legitimacy in the context of the publishing industry even mean?