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Kate Gale

October 13th Webinar, 2020 6:30 p.m.

Independent Publishing, Manuscript Preparation And Other Editorial jobs. 

At an independent press, your managing editor might be responsible for dropping galleys, visiting foreign book fairs, raising funds for book publication as well as developmental editing of your book.  Kate Gale will talk about the role of a Managing Editor and how that's become a little more challenging under Covid.

Kate Gale, Co-founder and Managing Editor, Red Hen Press

"The chickens

are circling and

blotting out the   

day."  "Home to Roost" Kay Ryan

"I cling to a still, revolving truth:

the world is a golden calyx,

but home is a burst lemon" Ishion Hutchinson

Dr. KATE GALE is co-founder and Managing Editor of Red Hen Press.

Editor of the Los Angeles Review, and she teaches in the Low Residency MFA program at the University of Nebraska in Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction and in the Ashland, Ohio MFA Program.

She is the author of the forthcoming The Stoning Circle from the University of New Mexico Press and of seven books of poetry including The Goldilocks Zone from the University of New Mexico Press in 2014, and Echo Light from Red Mountain in 2014 and six librettos including Rio de Sangre, a libretto for an opera with composer Don Davis, which had its world premiere October 2010 at the Florentine Opera in Milwaukee.  

She speaks on independent publishing around the US at schools like USC and Columbia and she speaks at Oxford University.  

Her opera in process is

Steven Mintz, PhD

Program Director SLO NightWriters.

Professor Emeritus

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Round Tables Webinar Critique Sessions began at 5:15 pm

Terry Sanville and Susan Tuttle will be here to critique your work

Please keep your submission to two pages, typed, 12-point font, double spaced. This is a great—and safe—way to see what the critiquing process is all about, get valuable feedback from two fantastic writers, and practice reading your work to a small audience

Please bring 3 copies of your work, one to read from and one each for Susan and Terry.

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