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Saturday, October 5 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Business and Art of Magazine writing

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An art form, a paycheck, a way to reach new audiences, or all-of-the-above? Four authors who have published in nationally circulated magazines discuss the benefits and challenges of freelance writing.

Moderators
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Adam Davis

Bio: | Adam joined Oregon Humanities in August 2013 as the organization’s fifth executive director. He previously served as director of the Center for Civic Reflection and prior to that was the organization’s director of training and publications. He is the editor of Taking Action (2012) andHearing the Call across Traditions (2009), and coeditor of Talking Service (2008) and The Civically Engaged... Read More →

Writers
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Lauren Kessler

Lauren Kessler is an award-winning author, (semi) fearless immersion reporter and self-designated guinea pig journalist who combines lively narrative with deep research to explore everything from the seemingly romantic but oh-so-gritty world of ballet to the wild, wild west of the anti-aging movement, from the stormy seas of the mother-daughter relationship to the hidden world of Alzheimer’s sufferers. She is the author of nine works of... Read More →
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Andrew Lam

Editor, New America Media
Bio:Andrew is a writer and an editor with the Pacific News Service, a short story writer, and, for 8 years, a commentator on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” He co-founded New America Media, an association of over 2000 ethnic media organizations in America. | | His essays have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country, including the New York Times, The LA Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The... Read More →
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Jacob Tomsky

Bio: | Jacob Tomsky is a dedicated veteran of the hospitality business. Well-spoken, uncannily quick on his feet, and no more honest than he needs to be, he also is the founder and president of Short Story Thursdays, a weekly, email based short story club. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, O Magazine, The Daily Beast, and other venues. Born in Oakland, California, to a military family, Tomsky now... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mutt Enterprises Stage OCC, D-135

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