Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair

Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair
writerscraftfair.ca
Saturday, June 26, 2010
10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 Hastings St.,
Room 7000 (Earl & Jennie Lohn Policy Room)

Presented by the BC Association of Magazine Publishers, sponsored by Suite101.com.

The Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair is the essential professional development event for emerging and aspiring writers who are interested in crafting their careers in magazine writing. Industry professionals share their knowledge in an intimate and interactive forum.

Session 1: Building Your Brand with Frances Bula
Session 2: Getting Into the Market–and Surviving with Daniel Wood
Session 3: Blogging for Dollars with Rebecca Bollwitt
Session 4: What Editors Want with John Burns (executive editor of Vancouver magazine), Ian Cockfield (managing editor of EVENT), Matt O’Grady (editor of BCBusiness magazine), Anicka Quin (executive editor at Western Living magazine) and Alexandra Samur (managing editor of the online news magazine rabble.ca)

The cost for a full day is $50 ($40 for students and BCAMP members). Lunch is included. You can register online at writerscraftfair.ca.

Win a “Pitch & Professional Development” Prize Pack!

All attendees will be entered in a draw to win:

  • A 30-minute one-on-one pitch/feedback session with Anicka Quin, executive editor of Western Living magazine (date and time to be mutually agreed upon)
  • $200 in BCAMP professional development dollars (can be used to attend any future BCAMP professional development event, including Camp BCAMP and Magazines West)
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