Gail's Events
Gunita: The 10th Philippine International Literary Festival
Gunita: The 10th Philippine International Literary Festival
Date:
Friday, 14 June 2019
Time:
6/14/19 1:00 pm - 6/14/19 2:30 pm
Venue:
Penthouse Room, Great Eastern Hotel, Quezon City

Session #3: Traditional Publishing in the US: A Guide to Seeking Agents and Book Deals

Speakers: Kara Bodegon, Stef Tran, Kate Evangelista, Gail D. Villanueva, Rin Chupeco

A brief guide to traditional publishing from querying your manuscript, participating in pitch contests to finding the right agent. Some highlights include how internet technologies can bridge the continental divide and how to empower Filipino authors to pursue their publishing dreams outside the Philippines.

WriteOnCon 2019: Showcase: Diversity and Identity in Your Writing
Date:
Monday, 7 January 2019
Venue:

WriteOnCon is a three-day online children’s book conference for writers and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, and young adult. It was founded in 2010 and is now run by a new team of writers who are eager to hearken back to the awesomeness that they remember so fondly from being attendees over the years, while also bringing exciting new elements to the mix.

Date & Time: February 2019 (more info soon!)

For info and updates, visit the WriteOnCon website.

WriteOnCon 2019: Live Panel: The Agent-Author Relationship
Date:
Saturday, 9 February 2019
Venue:

WriteOnCon is a three-day online children’s book conference for writers and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, and young adult. It was founded in 2010 and is now run by a new team of writers who are eager to hearken back to the awesomeness that they remember so fondly from being attendees over the years, while also bringing exciting new elements to the mix.

Date & Time: February 2019 (more info soon!)

For info and updates, visit the WriteOnCon website.

39th Manila International Book Fair
Date:
Friday, 14 September 2018
Time:
9/14/18 1:00 pm - 9/14/18 4:00 pm
Venue:
Meeting Room 8, SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia

From the Philippines to the World: Breaking Into International Publishing

Speakers: Gail Villanueva, Kate Evangelista, Dawn Lanuza, Francis Martelino, JM Cabral, and Tarie Sabido

Learn how Filipinos can break into the international publishing industry through these 6 panelists, who will share their own publishing and professional journeys.

Organized by the Overseas Publishers’ Representatives Association of the Philippines (OPRAP), in collaboration with the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP), and held during the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), this panel discussion aims to help Filipino writers and creators understand the paths and means towards international publication. The panel will give attendees first-hand information from Filipino authors/illustrators who have made it internationally, as well as allow them a chance to connect with individuals who have worked or currently work with foreign publishers.

For info and updates, visit the From the Philippines to the World: Breaking Into International Publishing event page on Facebook.

AUTHORities: The 9th Philippine International Literary Festival
Date:
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Time:
4/19/19 2:30 pm - 4/19/18 3:45 pm
Venue:
Bulwagang Pambansang Alagad ng Sining

Session: Finding Agents and Landing Book Deals in U.S. Traditional Publishing

Speakers: Rin Chupeco, Hazel Ureta, Kara Bodegon, Isabelle Adrid, Gail Villanueva

For info and updates, visit the AUTHORities event page on Facebook.

2nd Philippine Romance Convention
Date:
Saturday, 4 August 2018
Time:
8/4/18 4:30 pm
Venue:
12th Floor, iAcademy Auditorium, Makati City

Filipino Panel: What does it take to be a Filipino writer?

Speakers: Karen Celerio, Christian Loid Valenzuela, and Gail Villanueva

For info and updates, visit the Philippine Romance Convention 2018 event page on Facebook.

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