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Craftwork with Betsy Lerner

Wednesday February 16, 2011
07:00 pm

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Forest for the Trees

Craftwork

 

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$8 General Admission or Donation of a Book to our Books for NYC Schools Program

 

Our ongoing series of talks by some of today’s most exciting writers on the nuts and bolts of creating great fiction is presented in partnership with One Story.

 

Renowned editor and agent Betsy Lerner’s classic text on writing, Forest for the Trees, is available this spring in a newly revised edition.

 

Betsy Lerner is the author of The Forest for the Trees and Food and Loathing. She received an MFA from Columbia University in Poetry and was the recipient of a Thomas Wolfe Poetry Prize, an Academy of American Poets Poetry Prize, and was one of PEN’s Emerging Writers in 1987. She also received the Tony Godwin Publishing Prize for Editors Under 35. After working as an editor for 15 years, she became an agent and is a partner with Dunow, Carlson and Lerner Literary Agency.