Contemporary Poetry: The Reasons for Growth (Indie Insights)

Contemporary Poetry: The Reasons for Growth (Indie Insights)

06/01/2018, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Uptown Stage
Language:
English

Contemporary poetry is one of the hottest genres with poets appearing at the top of overall bestseller lists week after week. Join this panel of bestselling contemporary poets as they reflect on their journey from self-published authors through their dominance of bestseller charts. Moderated by poetry editors, the panel will also explore the reasons behind their growth; from the role of social media, the climate of change for women, persons of colour and the LGBTQ community and the unique and strong connections they have with their readers.

Panelists:
Amanda Lovelace - The Princess Saves Herself in This One; The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One (Andrews McMeel); [Dis]Connected (Central Avenue)
Cyrus Parker - DROPKICKromance (Andrews McMeel); [Dis]Connected (Central Avenue)
Trista Mateer - Honeybee; [Dis]Connected (Central Avenue)
Iain S. Thomas - I Wrote This For You; [Dis]Connected (Central Avenue)
Nikita Gill - Wild Embers (Hachette); [Dis]Connected (Central Avenue)
K.Y. Robinson - The Chaos of Longing (Andrews McMeel)

Contributors

  • Amanda Lovelace

    Panelist

  • Cyrus Parker

    Panelist

  • Trista Mateer

    Panelist

  • Iain Thomas

    Panelist

  • Nikita Gill

    Panelist

  • K.Y. Robinson

    Panelist

Categories

  1. Track
    Author Events
    • Author Stage Talks

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