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Are you a working on a writing project and don’t know what’s next? Do you need tips on creating a better writing routine? Are you wondering if you need an agent? And what goes in a query letter anyway? Join us for a panel discussion featuring Oregon writers from various genres speaking about their publishing journey. Bring your questions about creative process, querying, or publishing— no question is too big or small!
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 self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color to connect to the publishers and authors seeking to hear their voices.
If you have any questions about this event, email Jessica Meza-Torres at email@example.com.
Genevieve DeGuzman writes poetry and fiction. A recipient of the 2022 Oregon Literary Fellowship, her work appears in Five:2:One, Iron Horse Literary Review, RHINO, phoebe, SAND, Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, and elsewhere. In 2021, she was featured in the Poetry Moves program in collaboration with C-TRAN. Other honors include residencies and fellowships from Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency, Vermont Studio Center, and Can Serrat. She is currently working on a poetry collection and novel and lives in Portland, OR.
Jonathan Hill is an award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. His work has appeared in The Believer Magazine, Fantagraphics, Powell's City of Books, and the Society of Illustrators. His graphic novel, Odessa, was a finalist for the 2021 PNBA Book Awards and won the 2021 Believer Book Award for Graphic Literature. He has a forthcoming graphic novel for middle readers from Walker Books in Fall 2022, Tales of a Seventh Grade Lizard Boy. Jonathan also serves on the board of directors for Literary Arts.