Are you self-employed? Do you have big ideas about small business? Or a bazillion questions about best practices? Are you looking to network with a bunch of super-smart, motivated fellow anglos who are also doing what they love for work? Geeta Nadkarni of Little Miss Multimedia welcomes you to the first ever Pitch ‘n’ Bitch!
INTERVIEWING WITH RESULTS: HOW TO CONVINCE PEOPLE TO TELL YOU (ALMOST) EVERYTHING
Saturday, May 7, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1200 Atwater Avenue, Suite 3
Workshop leader: Harvey Cashore
Cost: $80 for QWF and MPC members; $90 for non-members
Journalism Strategies is the short name for a conference that will take place April 19th through 21st, 2012 at Concordia and McGill Universities in Montreal.
The conference will address four interrelated themes:
“READINGS FROM THE RING OF FIRE”
An evening to raise funds for the Red Cross’s earthquake relief efforts
in Japan and New Zealand
Sponsored by Alfred Dallaire Memoria
FRIDAY MARCH 25, 2011, 6-8 PM
ELAN: RAEV.ca Launch Party + March Schmoozer
Join us for a virtual vernissage, the culmination of our Recognizing Artists: Enfin Visible! project in a one-night celebration to launch:
Would you or someone you know like to join the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s weekend writers’ retreat in May? See the description below. We are extending the deadline by a few days–if you’d like to participate, you need to register and pay for the workshop by 3:00 p.m. on March 22nd. Please contact Lori or Julia at 514-933-0878 to register, or if you have any questions.
The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec and the
Quebec Writers’ Federation present:
New York publishing guru Mike Shatzkin on The Future of Books
Mike Shatzkin, renowned founder and CEO of the New York-based company Idea Logical, will speak about the future of books on April 5, 4pm, at the Atwater Library Auditorium, 1200 Atwater Avenue, Westmount. Admission is free. The presentation will appeal to a general audience and include the following topics: the impact of ebooks on publishers, authors, booksellers and readers; ebook sales and whether they will continue to grow; which devices will dominate; and the publishing players of the future.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
4pm – 7pm
Cafe des Beaux-Arts
Presenter: David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, from Illinois, USA
Grossman is founder and CEO of The Grossman Group, an award-winning Chicago-based communication consultancy.
QWF Seeks Writers to Design & Facilitate Workshops for “Writers in the Community” Program
The Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) is looking for one or two new writer-facilitators to join the “staff” of our “Writers in the Community” program. All work is on a contract basis, and cannot be guaranteed for any particular period.
QuickSeries Publishing is looking for a full-time managing editor. Salary: 40k/year. Start date: March 21.
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Position description :
We are looking for a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with project management experience in publishing to assist the Editor in chief in developing The QuickSeries collection. Under the supervision of the Editor in chief, your main responsibility will be to coordinate the research, design and review process of about 30 new publications a year, liaising with graphic designers (in-house or freelance), authors, editors, account managers and from time to time, clients. (Please note that the position does NOT include the PRODUCTION aspects of publishing i.e.: contacts and follow-up with printer and other suppliers.)
IABC/Montreal’s next Lunchinar “Turning a campaign into a conversation presented by Erin Dick, Director Communications, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR)” is Wednesday, February 23. Register now!
This broadcast from USA will be in English. Cost includes three-course lunch.