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Online Conference on Inclusivity and Diversity in Publishing - Discounts Available for MWA Members

2020 Inclusive Literature Conference: The Power of Our Stories, Saturday, September 26, 8:50 AM - 1:00 PM 

This one-day online conference from the Writer's Center is focused on examining and supporting inclusive literature in our area. Join industry professionals as they share concrete advice on how to succeed in publishing and how you can support underrepresented voices. Panels include discussions on advocating for inclusive literature, the role of independent bookstores, diversity in children’s publishing, and writing for representation. Panelists hail from the vibrant local literary community, and include Marita Golden and Jesse J. Holland. Co-founded by author Ariel Mendez and MWA member Keshni Washington.

Tickets are $50 Go to for more information and to register.

UPDATE: MWA has teamed up with The Writer's Center to offer a 20% discount to a limited number of MWA members. Login to the member area for more information and the discount code in the current issue of the Newsletter under Announcements.

In addition, the Writer's Center has a few scholarships still available. To apply, please email [email protected] with a brief statement (no more than 100 words) as to why you would like to attend the conference and how it will benefit your writing or publishing career.

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