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Oregon BIPOC Publishing Event: Pitching, Submitting, & Proposing

Sat, Nov 12, 2022 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205

Literary Arts, Ooligan Press, and Portland State University’s English Department partner to present the Oregon BIPOC Writers Publishing Event. This event is designed for writers who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color to connect to the publishers and authors seeking to hear their voices.

 

Pitching, Submitting, & Proposing: How to Make Money as a Writer

 Join us for a panel discussion featuring local editors and grantors, as they discuss what makes for a successful pitch, submission, and grant proposal. Featuring Kelly Zatlin, Amy Lam, Karina Agbisit, and Jennifer Perrine.

 

This event takes place in-person. Please see our Covid-19 guidelines for in-person events at Literary Arts. If you have any questions about this event, contact Jessica Meza-Torres at jessica@literary-arts.org.

Amy Lam

Amy Lam is a writer and editor based in Portland, Oregon. She was formerly the deputy editor at diaCRITICS, exploring arts and culture of Vietnamese and SE Asian diaspora. She had been a contributing editor and cohost of Backtalk podcast at Bitch Media, and editorial lead at On She Goes sharing the world of women of color and travel.
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Jennifer Perrine

Jennifer Perrine is the author of four award-winning books of poetry: Again, The Body Is No Machine, In the Human Zoo, and No Confession, No Mass. Their recent poems, stories, and essays appear in New Letters, The Seventh Wave Magazine, JuxtaProse, The Rumpus, Buckman Journal, and The Gay & Lesbian Review. Perrine lives in Portland, Oregon, where they co-host the Incite: Queer Writers Read series, teach creative writing to youth and adults, and serve as a diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) consultant.

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Kelly Zatlin

Kelly Zatlin is a current graduate student at Portland State University for both the English program and the Book Publishing program. In addition to being the current copy editor of Pathos Literary Magazine, she is also one of the Acquisitions Managers for Ooligan Press, the student-run press at PSU which publishes four books a year.
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Karina L. Agbisit

Karina L. Agbisit is a Latina writer and editor based in Portland, OR. Her previous roles include editorial assistant for Portland Review, arts and culture writer for The Vanguard, and developmental editor for Creator Institute. Karina is currently the Project Manager for Ooligan Press’s upcoming nonfiction title and Format Editor for Portland State University’s Graduate School. Professionally, she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from PSU, a certificate in Independent Publishing from the IPRC, and she is pursuing an MA in Book Publishing from PSU. Personally, her grandma cultivated in her a life-long love of storytelling.
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