is the publisher and director of Graywolf Press. Eula Biss, Anna Burns, Ilya Kaminsky, Jessica Francis Kane, Paul Lisicky, Carmen Maria Machado, Claudia Rankine, Jess Row, Danez Smith, Tracy K. Smith, Layli Long Soldier, and Esmé Weijun Wang are among the authors they have published in recent years. (Graywolf also partnered with A Public Space to publish books by Jamel Brinkley, John Haskell, Sara Majka, and Dorthe Nors.) Fiona McCrae will be joined by Chantz Erolin, Graywolf’s inaugural Citizen Literary Fellow and now a part of their editorial staff.
Fiona McCrae & Chantz Erolin
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Registration is now closed for this class.
How does an editor work with a writer? What are the unique perspectives and insights each of us has to offer, and how do they inform our work as editors? How as an editor can you help to shape and contribute to the literary world? In this special Master Class, acclaimed editor Fiona McCrae from Graywolf Press leads an in-depth, behind-the-scenes exploration of an editor’s work—from acquiring a manuscript through to publishing the book. We’ll discuss the writer-editor relationship, and look at specific examples of editorial notes and conversations with Graywolf authors.
This is a very special opportunity to learn from one of the leading figures in independent publishing. For anyone interested in a career as an editor. And for any writers interested in understanding how an editor can elevate and support your own work.
Thursday, November 21
6:30 - 9:30 pm
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