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First Wednesdays Monthly Gatherings

Monthly Gatherings will take place in the first week of every month on the First Wednesday of that week. These meetings will have different themes as scheduled. Some meetings are "Open Forums" where members discuss topics pertaining to writing, publishing and marketing.

Some meetings will have "Book Showcases" where members present a brief summary of their books including interesting challenges and creative features. Some meetings will have a scheduled presenter of interest to the group.

For more information about any of these events, visit our Contact page.

Schedule

 

January

No meeting is scheduled.

February

Wednesday, February 6th @7:00 PM

Presentation by Author Jack Bilello, Balancing History and Fiction: How Historical Events Can Influence Literary Fiction.

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

March

Wednesday, March 6th @7:00 PM

The Group will have its Sixth Founders Award presentation. (Recipient to be announced.) There will also be a presentation by Gordon Rothman, Producer/Director and Paul Liberti, Voice Coach of Author Direct Audio, Helping Great Writers To Do Great Audio Book Reads.

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

April

Wednesday, April 3rd @7:00 PM

Presentation on How to Get Reviews For Your Book by Author Linda Frank.

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

May

Wednesday, May 1st @7:00 PM

Presentation by Charles Salzberg on How To Pitch Your Book. Charles Salzberg led a short story writing class in which Lauren Weisberger was his student. He saw something special in her work and helped her to put together her first novel, The Devil Wears Prada. The rest is history...

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

June

Wednesday, June 5th @7:00 PM

Topic to be announced...

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

July

No meetings are scheduled.

August

No meetings are scheduled.

September

Wednesday, September 4th @7:00 PM

Long Island Authors Group Book Showcase event.

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

October

Wednesday, October 2nd @7:00 PM

Disscussion on 2019 events, and an outline of our participation in the Brooklyn Book Festival (our 3rd year!) Presentation topic to be announced.

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

November

Wednesday, November 6th @7:00 PM

Topic to be announced.

The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

December

Wednesday, December 4th @7:00 PM

Long Island Authors Group Annual Holiday Dinner event.

Venue:
The Bonwit Inn
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack, NY 11725

 
 

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