LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Ausbert de Arce (publisher) and Petra Mason (author, photographer, designer)
It’s the end of the year, and we have a special two-speaker salon this month! Our final literary salon speakers this year are Ausbert de Arce and Petra Mason. They will be discussing the benefits of self-publishing or creating a boutique press, taking from his extensive knowledge as a publisher and her knowledge as a published author.
Ausbert de Arce is the founder of Taschen America and Assouline Publications, and current head of the Rizzoli Studio program of the art publications division of Random House group.
Petra Mason is a photographer, designer, and author of the recently published Bunny Yeager’s Darkroom: Pin-up Photography’s Golden Era.
Ausbert and Petra have recently (2010) partnered with Books & Books Press to begin publishing books for a select group of clients, including private individuals, museums and established publishers like Rizzoli, New York. It has developed a range of books in the fields of fiction, travel, architecture, interior design, photography and history
Come learn a bit about publishing and afterwards toast to another great year with Left Coast Writers®!