LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Brenda Knight, Publisher for Viva Editions, Cleis Press and Author of Women of the Beat Generation
Monday, March 3rd, 2014 || 7pm
Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera ||
Our March salon speaker is Brenda Knight. Brenda is is a twenty-two-year publishing veteran, starting at HarperCollins, where she fell in love with publishing and had the thrill of working with major authors like Huston Smith, Paolo Coehlo, and Melody Beatti, whose Co-Dependent No More sold so well that she was able to talk her way into a job at HarperCollins.
From there, Knight went to Conari Press and helped build the Random Acts of Kindness phenomenon and added editing and acquisition to her skill set. She acquired books from Congresswoman Jacky Speier and Phil Cousineau. One of the highlights of the Conari experience for Knight was helping (more…)