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2017 Fall Workshop

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Marie Force and Joanna MacKenzie!

November 4 from 9 am – 4 pm at the Delta Calgary South

We’re excited to showcase two presenters: best-selling author Marie Force, and Joanna MacKenzie from the Nelson Literary Agency.

We’ll have two sessions from Marie in the morning, while Joanna takes pitches. After lunch, Joanna will also present a session.

And we’ll follow that with a moderated Q&A panel with both of them. (Here’s your chance: submit a question about publishing, trade, industry, whatever, when you register.)

9:00 Doors open for registration
9:30 – 10:45 Marie Force morning session

Joanna MacKenzie pitch appointments

10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:15 Marie Force second session

Joanna MacKenzie pitch appointments

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 Joanna MacKenzie presenting
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 4:00 Moderated Q&A Discussion Panel with Marie Force and Joanna MacKenzie

Watch this video for a glimpse of Marie:

  • Provide your pseudonym if you want it on your nametag instead of your legal name
  • Limited spots available. Sessions will be assigned in the order in which all registrations are received.
  • Submit a question for the moderated panel on publishing, industry, trade, business best practices, etc.
  • Gluten free, dairy free, nut free, vegetarian/vegan, etc.
  • Mobility or access issues, etc.
  • By consenting, I understand that my name (pseudonym if provided) and/or photograph may be used in a wide variety of promotional materials, including but not limited to: newsletters, flyers, posters, brochures, advertisements, fundraising letters, annual reports, press kits and other submissions to journalists, websites, social networking sites, and other print and digital communications.
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November 4
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Emily Vale


Delta South Calgary
135 Southland Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J 5X5 Canada
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403 278-5050