Baker Book House address:
2768 East Paris Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
7pm – Welcome!
Josh Mosey, Baker Book House
7:05 (ish) – How to Keep Your Editor on Your Side
An interview with Paul Muckley, Senior Content Editor, Discovery House
& Andy Rogers, Acquisitions Editor, Discovery House
7:30 (probably) – How to Like (and Dislike) Poetry
An engaging presentation with poet and editor, Emily Van Houten, about how to assess poetry and find something you really love (even if you’re not really in to poetry).
8:10 (sorta) – Laurie Keller, author of We Are Growing!
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. www.LaurieKeller.com
8:35 (kinda) – Book Launch Party!
Snacks and refreshments to celebrate the release of a handbook for new writers: Jot That Down: Encouraging Essays for New Writers (The first book to be born out of the Jot Writers Conference!)
Come out for an evening of short, TED-style presentations on writing and publishing. Stay for the coffee and snacks, the chance to meet other writers, or find a nook in the bookstore and actually get some writing done!
Both new and experienced writers will find something meaningful at JOT. Writers of any genre are encouraged to come.