Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Comadres y Compadres Writers Conference

Las Comadres is a nationally known Latina organization empowering women to be actively engaged in the growing Latino/Hispanic communities through online and face-to-face networks. Its mission is to connect and empower Latinas everywhere through community building/networking, culture, learning, and technology.

Las Comadres, in collaboration with Medgar Evers College, CUNY: National Black Writers Conference, the Center for Black Literature, the Foreign Language Department and the Latino American Association present the Comadres y Compadres Writers Conference, which will provide Latino writers with access to published Latino authors as well as agents and editors who have a proven track record of publishing Latino writers.

Comadres y Compadres Writers Conference Details

Time: 8AM — 6PM
Date: Saturday, October 6, 2012

Place: Medgar Evers College
The City University of New York (CUNY)
Academic Complex
Building (AB1)
1650 Bedford Ave. 
Brooklyn, New York 11225 (at Crown St.)

Directions: 2, 3, 4, 5 trains to Franklin Ave.

All of this information and more can be found on the Las Comadres website, including information about registration fees and deadlines for attendees and vendors, sponsorships/ad requests, and hotel/room registration.

In addition to introducing Latino writers to industry professionals, this conference will offer an insider’s perspective on how best to navigate the particular challenges and opportunities faced by Latino writers in the current publishing landscape.

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