Could F. Scott Fitzgerald or Ernest Hemingway get published today?

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 10/20/2008 - 11:54.
10/23/2008 - 18:00
10/23/2008 - 20:00


That is the topic of the Literary Ventures Fund (LVF) panel discussion to be held:


This Thursday, October 23rd at 6:00 p.m Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium 325 Superior Avenue***CANCELLED

With regret we announce the cancellation of the Literary Ventures Fund panel discussion "Could Fitzgerald and Hemingway Get Published Today?" The moderator of the panel withdrew today due to a last-minute scheduling conflict. Please notify anyone to whom you have extended the invitation. Someone will be on hand at the auditorium on Thursday from 5:30-6:30 to notify anyone who does not receive this notice of cancellation.
  Please express our deep apologies for cancelling this event. There is no plan to reschedule. 


The panelists include novelist Stephen Shem (aka Stephen J. Bergman), author of The House of God and Mount Misery; Jim Bildner, founder and director of the LVF; Mary Bisbee-Beek, LVH Director of Publicity, and Suzanne DeGaetano, owner/operator of Mac's Backs Books and president of The Lit (formerly The Poets & Writers League of Greater Cleveland).


The Literary Ventures Fund provides financial aid and expertise to support small presses and works in partnership with publishers, booksellers and book clubs. The objective of LVH is "to invest in literature that can stand the test of time."


This program is free and open to the public. Call (216) 623-2869 for more information.

Wooster Book Company

Ohio publishing?  Yes, we have book publishers in Ohio!

The Wooster Book Company sponsors this year's Buckeye Book Fair on Saturday, November, 1, 2008. Book authors and illustrators will be on hand to discuss their work and sell their books at up to ten percent off the cover price and no sales tax is charged.

9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Admission $2.00 

Fisher Auditorium OSU/ODARDC | 1680 Madison Ave  | Wooster OH 44691

This event-- in addition to the event posted above--gives Ohio writers and readers an opportunity to get "inside" the biz.  

Featured authors and illustrators include: Ian Adams, Mary Anne Barothy, Carrie Bebris, John Becker, Bender & Bender, Jim Bissland, Miranda Bliss, Chip Bok, Louise Borden, Wanda Bunstetter, Tobias Buckell, Dominic Catalano, David Catrow, Pauline Chen, Tom Cross, Jeffrey Darbey & Nacncy A. Recchie, Jim Davidson & John Porentas, Mark Dawidziak, Christopher Dawson, Eugene Drucker, P.L. Gaus, Carole Gerber, David Giffels, John Gorman, Jennifer Hanselman, Richard A. Hasler, Robert Henn, Will Hillenbrand, Bobbie Hinman, Rick Huhn, Dian Winters Johnson & Margaret Freed, David Kaufman, Aaron Keirns, Anne Kennedy, Kurt Knebusch, Jared Lee, Rob Levandoski, Matt Livigni, Bill Livingston, Gene Logsdon, Dandi Daley Mackall, Joe Mackall, John Margeson, Erin McCarthy, Harry S. McClarran, Sandy Mitchell, Jim Mollenkopf, Marcia Moses, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Eric Nuzum, Vanita Oelschlager & Kristen Blackwood, C.F. Payne, Shelley Pearsall, Dr. Stephen Post, Amjed Qamar, James Renner, Les Roberts, Michael J. Rosen, Michael Scharf, Chuck Schodowski, John Roger Simon, Jay W. Simson, Betsey E. Snyder, Michael Spradlin, Jeff Stahler, Hope Taft, Vicki Lynn Thomas, Bill Thomson III, Jim Tressel, Russ Vernon, Siobhan Vivian, Jan Wahl, Kathryn Wall, Jane Ware, Terry K. Woods, Sally Wright, Binka Le Breton.

 **Librarians MUST bring a purchase order form or written authorization on their library, school or church stationary to receive an additional ten percent discount off the prices listed.

Created as a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, The Buckeye Book Fair begain in 1987 as a literary event to raise funds to support literacy.  Librarians and literacy program administrators may register at the Book Fair Information table to receive a 2009 grant application.  $2400+ in grant proceeds were distributed in 2008.   For more information call 330-262-3244.

Life happens...

Please note that the Literary Ventures Fund program has been cancelled due to life goes on :)  Make your own program!