No book enters the world on its own. Instead, authors and publishers work together to bring out the best in what ultimately becomes the published work. Join us for a conversation with the 2022 Firecracker Award winners in poetry and creative nonfiction to learn about what goes into forging an award-winning relationship between author and publisher.
Moderator: Chelsea Oei Kern, Director of Programs at CLMP
Neelanjana Banerjee, Managing Editor, Kaya Press
Truong Tran, author, book of the other (Kaya Press), 2022 Firecracker Award winner in poetry
Stephen Motika, Director and Publisher, Nightboat Books
Allison Cobb, author, Plastic: An Autobiography (Nightboat Books), 2022 Firecracker Award winner in creative nonfiction