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LitFest: Four Authors—Four Takes on the Highs and Lows of the Publishing Journey

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Program Description

Event Description

This moderated conversation with four authors from Oklahoma’s award-winning RoadRunner Press will give attendees a chance to see the personal side of writing and publishing books with an eye on how to enjoy not only the destination but also the collaborative journey.

This is one of many events happening for LitFest 2022, which runs Aug 20 - Sept 24. For a full list of programs, visit:

About the authors:
Moderator: Jeanne Devlin: Jeanne Devlin is the founding editor of The RoadRunner Press and an award-winning editor of magazines and books.
Alton Carter: Alton Carter is the award-winning author of The Boy Who Carried Bricks and Aging Out.
Barbara Hay: Barbara Hay is an internationally published haikuist and the author of the beloved reluctant-reader series The Bulldoggers Club.
Linda McDonald: Linda McDonald is an award-winning novelist and playwright; her novel Crimes of Redemption won the Oklahoma Book Award for fiction.
Gaye Sanders: Gaye Sanders is an award-winning children’s author; her picture book The Survivor Tree won the Comstock Read Aloud Book for Children’s Literature.


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By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

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