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Saturday, July 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dealing with Rejection

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Rejection is a necessary reality for any creative, and in publishing it can be a particularly brutal process. How do you deal with rejection at the query stage, on submission, once your book is out and reviews start pouring in?

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Janella Angeles

Janella Angeles has been an aspiring YA novelist for as long as she’s loved Harry Potter—the books, the fandom, and the fanfiction. She’s a Filipina-American writer and a team member of the Boston Teen Author Festival who currently resides in Massachusetts. She recently graduated... Read More →
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Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi is a South Asian fantasy writer. Her short stories have appeared in The Feminist Wire, Strange Horizons, Book Smugglers Publishing and Shimmer Magazine. Her first YA fantasy novel, THE STAR TOUCHED QUEEN (MacMillan, May 2016), is a re-envisioning of the Hades and Persephone... Read More →
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Lindsay Cummings

Lindsay Cummings writes Young Adult and Middle Grade fantasy and science fiction at HarperCollins. Her debut YA novel, THE MURDER COMPLEX, was published in June 2014, quickly followed by her first middle grade series, THE BALANCE KEEPERS in September. She’s the creator of the... Read More →
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Tobie Easton

Author
Award-winning author Tobie Easton was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where she's grown from a little girl who dreamed about magic to a twenty-something who writes about it. Her Mer Chronicles series (Emerge, Submerge, and Immerse) follows the descendants of the Little... Read More →
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Chelsea Sedoti

Chelsea Sedoti fell in love with writing at a young age after discovering that making up stories was more fun than doing her school work (her teachers didn’t always appreciate this.) In an effort to avoid getting a “real” job, Chelsea explored careers as a balloon twister, filmmaker... Read More →
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Carlie Webber

Carlisle Webber is the founder of CK Webber Associates, an agency specializing in middle grade, YA, and adult fiction. Prior to opening her own agency, she worked for the New England Publishing Associates/Publish or Perish Agency and the Jane Rotrosen Agency. She is a graduate of... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Grand Ballroom IV