Conferences

Pre-Conference Class: Hallie Ephron - Creating Memorable Characters

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Pre-Conference Class: David Corbett - Sub-Genre Subtleties: How to Meet, Exceed, and Transcend Reader Expectations

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Young Adult & Middle Grade Intensive Writing Weekend - Day 2

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:30pm

 

Young Adult & Middle Grade Intensive Writing Weekend
Sat. July 11 • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm & Sun. July 12 • 8:00 am - 5:30 pm • $335

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Young Adult & Middle Grade Intensive Writing Weekend - Day 1

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

 

Young Adult & Middle Grade Intensive Writing Weekend
Sat. July 11 • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm & Sun. July 12 • 8:00 am - 5:30 pm • $335

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Pre-Conference Class: Robert Holmes - Travel Photography in Point Reyes

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Pre-Conference Class: Don George - Travel Writing in Point Reyes

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Path to Publishing Workshop - Author Self-Promotion

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 18th • 2:00 - 4:00pm
$20 (Path to Publishing Members) or $40 (General Public)  

 
 
 
 
 
It’s a fundamental and strategic task for you, the author, no matter how you decide to publish your work: Promote Yourself! 
 
Path to Publishing will host a workshop on book promotion featuring Kat Engh, Communications Manager & Social Media Strategist at Berrett-Koehler Publishers, and Alexandra Watkins, author of Hello, My Name is Awesome: How to Create Brand Names That Stick. There will be an informal reception following the workshop.  
 
 
 

Andrew McCarthy & Tim Cahill - A Conversation on Travel Writing

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:00pm

Free for Travel Writers & Photographers Conference attendees, $10 for General Public

 

 

In conjunction with our 2014 Travel Writers & Photographers Conference, Book Passage welcomes travel writers Tim Cahill and Andrew McCarthy for an evening of conversation. Cahill is the author of numerous bestselling books on travel, including Jaguars Ripped My Flesh, Road Fever, A Wolverine is Eating My Leg, and Pass the Buttworms. He is the founding editor of Outside magazine. McCarthy is a writer, actor, and director. He is an editor-at-large with National Geographic Traveler and has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of The Longest Way Home: One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down. McCarthy made his acting debut at nineteen and has appeared in dozens of films, including Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire, and The Joy Luck Club.

 

$16.00
ISBN: 9781451667509
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 4th, 2013

WITH ABSORBING HONESTY AND AN IRREPRESSIBLE TASTE for adventure, award-winning travel writer and actor Andrew McCarthy takes us on a deeply personal journey played out amid some of the world’s most evocative locales.


ISBN: 9780679770794
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Vintage - April 2nd, 1996

The author of A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg and Pecked to Death by Ducks gives new meaning to the words "going to extremes" in this exhilarating--and frequently hilarious--collection of adventure travel writing. "Cahill . . . (writes) with the precision ofJohn McPhee and Joan Didion tempered by a Monty Pythonesque sense of the absurd."--San Diego Union-Tribune.


Deanne Fitzmaurice - An Evening with Deanne Fitzmaurice

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 8:00pm

Introduced by Robert Holmes

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice specializes in reportage stills and motion. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, Time Magazine, Newsweek, and numerous other publications.

Travel Conference attendees have preferred seating.

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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Tony Wheeler - In Conversation with Don George

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 7:30pm

In conversation with Don George

Tony Wheeler, founder of Lonely Planet Publications and author of the its very first guide, discusses his newest book, Dark Lands, with Don George, former editor of Lonely Planet and current Travel Conference Chair.

Travel Conference attendees have preferred seating.

 

By Emma Schwarcz (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781743218464
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lonely Planet - August 2013

"Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*"

Greedy Lords, dubious heroes, wicked relations and innocents in peril - today's world sounds like a grim fairytale

Travelling along the infamous 'Axis of Evil' led to Tony Wheeler's Bad Lands - now he's going deeper into the world's darkest corners to explore a rogue's gallery of troubled nations.


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