How to Write a Best Seller (or a Successful Trade Book): A Conversation with Tom Mayer from W.W. Norton
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Have an idea for a book? Want to publish with big trade press? Or just to learn more about the state of publishing? Join us for a conversation with Tom Mayer, a Senior Editor and Vice President at W. W. Norton, who publishes literary fiction and general nonfiction. Books he has edited have won or been nominated for the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Edgar Awards. (@tomstonemayer). The conversation will be moderated by author/anthropologist Kelly Alexander from the Duke Cultural Anthropology Department. The reception to follow is an opportunity for continued conversation with Mayer and your fellow writers. (Click link for "more info" to register and help us plan the cateringSponsored by the Franklin Humanities Institute, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the Humanities Unbounded Ethnography Lab.