5. First Books: What It Took to Get There

Saturday, June 3 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • International
  • Literary

Colin Barrett, Jonas Luscher, Pajtim Statovci, Aura Xilonen, moderator Joan Frank

There’s a book in all of us, but what does it take to get it out into the world? Hear four successful authors give their expert advice on writing their first books and navigating the sometimes bumpy road to publication. They come from Ireland, Switzerland, Finland, and Mexico, and all saw publication in their home countries and recently in the United States. How was the process of writing, revising, publishing and marketing their books different and similar across these regions and writers?

Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Boiler Room

Book signing information: Interior patio

the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco, Culture Ireland, FILI - Finnish Literature Exchange, Finlandia Foundation National, Pro Helvetia, the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco and the State of Jalisco