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2024 Agents & Editors Conference: Saturday Keynote Luncheon

June 22 2024 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

$55.00

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Join us for the Saturday Keynote Luncheon to mingle with fellow writers and special guests, enjoy a 3-course meal, and hear our keynote speaker – and Pulitzer Prize finalist – Ed Park on “How to Write a Book in One Year or Nine Years: On Inspiration, Setbacks, and Throwing Things Away.”

This is a ticketed event and seating is limited. All luncheon attendees receive a complimentary copy of Ed Park’s award-winning novel, Same Bed Different Dreams, with a signing to follow the luncheon.

Note: To purchase a ticket to the Keynote Luncheon, you must already be a ticket holder for the 2024 Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference. Click HERE for conference registration information.

ABOUT OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Ed Park is the author of Same Bed Different Dreams (2023), Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Personal Days (2008), finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His writing has appeared in The New YorkerThe New York Review of BooksHarper’sMcSweeney’s, and elsewhere. He is a founding editor of The Believer and the former literary editor of The Village Voice, and has worked in publishing. Born in Buffalo, Ed lives in Manhattan with his family and teaches writing at Princeton. His story collection, An Oral History of Atlantis, will appear next year.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • A wild, sweeping novel that imagines an alternate secret history of Korea and the traces it leaves on the present—loaded with assassins and mad poets, RPGs and slasher films, pop bands and the perils of social media.

“Your view of twentieth-century history will be enlarged and altered. . . . A Gravity’s Rainbow for another war, an unfinished war.” —Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE • ONE OF PUBLISHERS WEEKLY’S TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Public Library, Polygon, Kirkus Reviews

From the acclaimed author of Personal Days, Same Bed Different Dreams is a raucously funny feat of imagination and a thrilling meld of history and fiction that pulls readers into another dimension—one in which utopia is possible.

Note: Keynote Luncheon tickets are not refundable nor transferrable. 

All credit card transactions will incur a 4% handling fee. If you’d prefer to pay by check you can use this form and mail to: WLT, P.O. Box 14355, Austin, TX, 78704.

Details

Date:
June 22 2024
Time:
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
Cost:
$55.00
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Venue

Hyatt Regency Austin on Lady Bird Lake
208 Barton Springs Drive
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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